Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What do you about Bronzes? the Benin know

4. think Benin of What being do the returned? you Bronzes

5. know do What colonial era? about the you

6. damage colonialism What done? has

7. looted all artefacts their Should returned be countries? original to

8. What the you to know about Kingdom of Benin? do want

9. about Edo you people? want What do the know to

10. artefacts? boycott that we house Should museums looted

11. this reading like article? you Did

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

13. do think you you about what What read?

14. know art? you What about African do

15. other compare does from with African continents? art How art

16. Does colonialism today? exist

17. art the your of country? What think of you do

18. is important art? How

19. safer Germany? in the Are objects

20. would you descendants What like to artists? questions of the ask

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Benin Bronzes - 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 'statue'?
  3. What do you know about the Benin Bronzes?
  4. What do you think of the Benin Bronzes being returned?
  5. What do you know about the colonial era?
  6. What damage has colonialism done?
  7. Should all looted artefacts be returned to their original countries?
  8. What do you want to know about the Kingdom of Benin?
  9. What do you want to know about the Edo people?
  10. Should we boycott museums that house looted artefacts?

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 'art'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about African art?
  5. How does African art compare with art from other continents?
  6. Does colonialism exist today?
  7. What do you think of the art of your country?
  8. How important is art?
  9. Are the objects safer in Germany?
  10. What questions would you like to ask descendants of the artists?

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