Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. taken experiment? in Would you like part have to this

4. you do What caves? think of

5. without few days a you your survive Could for smartphone?

6. a cave for in you live dark Could days? 40

7. being the disconnected from with world? cope you would How

8. does your you? What tell body clock

9. for days? cave would in a What 40 you do

10. What having miss outside no would world? you the with about contact

11. Did reading like this you article?

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

13. do what about What you think read? you

14. with would How deal isolation? total you

15. on How future planet this might our change?

16. good How new finding you solutions? at are

17. your happens of you What when lose sense time?

18. sociable How are you?

19. To degree what is isolating technology people?

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

Back to the isolation lesson.

Isolation - 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 'isolation'?
  3. Would you like to have taken part in this experiment?
  4. What do you think of caves?
  5. Could you survive for a few days without your smartphone?
  6. Could you live in a dark cave for 40 days?
  7. How would you cope with being disconnected from the world?
  8. What does your body clock tell you?
  9. What would you do in a cave for 40 days?
  10. What would you miss about having no contact with the outside world?

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 'cave'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How would you deal with total isolation?
  5. How might our future on this planet change?
  6. How good are you at finding new solutions?
  7. What happens when you lose your sense of time?
  8. How sociable are you?
  9. To what degree is technology isolating people?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the participants?

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