Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. the of Games? Olympic What you think do

4. are the Olympic the of benefits Games? What

5. your is What event? favourite

6. Tokyo do the How you successful will be? Olympics think

7. coronavirus has How the affected Olympics?

8. Tokyo Olympics think should ahead? go you the Do

9. you do of being What no think there spectators? international

10. city? for the Olympics do host do the What

11. this Did you reading article? like

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

13. what you do What about you think read?

14. the Olympic think of Relay? What you do Torch

15. flame does Olympic the What symbolize?

16. do the history What know Olympics? the of you about

17. ahead? might not Japanese people to Games go Why the want

18. How good country Olympic your is at events?

19. the Olympian? Who greatest ever is

20. questions ask organizers? the Olympics What to you like would

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Olympic Torch Relay - 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 'Olympic'?
  3. What do you think of the Olympic Games?
  4. What are the benefits of the Olympic Games?
  5. What is your favourite event?
  6. How successful do you think the Tokyo Olympics will be?
  7. How has coronavirus affected the Olympics?
  8. Do you think the Tokyo Olympics should go ahead?
  9. What do you think of there being no international spectators?
  10. What do the Olympics do for the host city?

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 'games'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of the Olympic Torch Relay?
  5. What does the Olympic flame symbolize?
  6. What do you know about the history of the Olympics?
  7. Why might Japanese people not want the Games to go ahead?
  8. How good is your country at Olympic events?
  9. Who is the greatest ever Olympian?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the Olympics organizers?

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