Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. of do What think plastic? you

4. the plastic feel countryside? see do How you waste you when in

5. is What doing damage Earth? to plastic

6. of How you do plastic? dispose

7. switch to plastic? alternatives to you could How

8. think you plastic? do What of compostable

9. we the stuff be right around us plastic? of plastic made need Do now to

10. at you How good are recycling?

11. you reading Did like article? this

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

13. think about What what you do read? you

14. biodegradable How be? would plastic beneficial

15. How plastic is made?

16. of you do single-use What plastics? think

17. get we How use? plastic all governments focus reducing on to can

18. What have photos plastic you of harming wildlife? seen

19. governments tax? a introduce Should plastic

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

Back to the biodegradable plastic lesson.

Biodegradable Plastic - 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 'biodegradable'?
  3. What do you think of plastic?
  4. How do you feel when you see plastic waste in the countryside?
  5. What damage is plastic doing to Earth?
  6. How do you dispose of plastic?
  7. How could you switch to alternatives to plastic?
  8. What do you think of compostable plastic?
  9. Do we need the plastic stuff around us right now to be made of plastic?
  10. How good are you at recycling?

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 'plastic'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How beneficial would biodegradable plastic be?
  5. How is plastic made?
  6. What do you think of single-use plastics?
  7. How can we get all governments to focus on reducing plastic use?
  8. What photos have you seen of plastic harming wildlife?
  9. Should governments introduce a plastic tax?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the scientists?

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