Discussion Questions - Listening

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1. the you you when did headline? think What read

2. hear you the mind word in your are What 'river'? images when

3. of do What think you rivers?

4. favourite river? your What is

5. rivers? childhood memories do have What of you

6. damage humans do rivers? How

7. country's rivers? What of your you think do

8. like world What around to see? the you rivers would

9. know biodiversity about What you loss? do

10. How feel you polluted you when see rivers? do

11. article? you Did reading like this

12. you the 'human'? hear of when you think What word do

13. What think read? you about do what you

14. you of rivers cities? do in What think

15. have responsibility for do What city rivers? their people

16. do What up should companies to clean rivers? polluting

17. What doing activities in rivers? do you like

18. damage done a is when What river dies?

19. looked rivers How ago? might years 200 have

20. to What ask researchers? like questions the would you

Back to the rivers lesson.

Rivers - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'river'?
  3. What do you think of rivers?
  4. What is your favourite river?
  5. What childhood memories do you have of rivers?
  6. How do humans damage rivers?
  7. What do you think of your country's rivers?
  8. What rivers around the world would you like to see?
  9. What do you know about biodiversity loss?
  10. How do you feel when you see polluted rivers?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'human'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of rivers in cities?
  5. What responsibility do city people have for their rivers?
  6. What should polluting companies do to clean up rivers?
  7. What activities do you like doing in rivers?
  8. What damage is done when a river dies?
  9. How might rivers have looked 200 years ago?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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