Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. cherry think you of blossoms? What do

4. do Why love blossoms? people cherry

5. your are What favourite blossoms?

6. Kyoto? you What the about do Japanese know of city

7. blossoms your in and What country's culture? important are flowers

8. How are flowers? important

9. climate plants? How affecting change is

10. adjectives describe What best cherry three blossoms?

11. reading Did like you this article?

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

13. you you What about what do think read?

14. think in are so you important cherry do Japan? blossoms Why

15. blossoms? cherry view What picnics to do think you of

16. a flowers symbol death? are of and life What

17. spring? to look do you What seeing in flowers forward

18. do you think What cherry blossoms symbolize?

19. you What go around and the flowers like would see? to world

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

Back to the cherry blossoms lesson.

Cherry Blossoms - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'Japan'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why do you think cherry blossoms are so important in Japan?
  5. What do you think of picnics to view cherry blossoms?
  6. What flowers are a symbol of life and death?
  7. What flowers do you look forward to seeing in spring?
  8. What do you think cherry blossoms symbolize?
  9. What flowers around the world would you like to go and see?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'blossom'?
  3. What do you think of cherry blossoms?
  4. Why do people love cherry blossoms?
  5. What are your favourite blossoms?
  6. What do you know about the Japanese city of Kyoto?
  7. What blossoms and flowers are important in your country's culture?
  8. How important are flowers?
  9. How is climate change affecting plants?
  10. What three adjectives best describe cherry blossoms?

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