Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. do the you know about Colosseum? What

4. when think you see the Colosseum? What you do

5. list? the you put a would 'must-visit' Where on Colosseum

6. so by we are sites? ancient fascinated Why

7. What are wonders modern best? the

8. a idea? refurbishment Is good the

9. country? your best the are What in sites

10. other people fight How people get to could death? the to

11. reading this you Did article? like

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

13. read? think do What what about you you

14. the new the experience the Colosseum? floor will at improve How

15. new Why do floor 'extraordinary'? think the be might you

16. archaeologist? be you Would like to an

17. preserve buildings? ancient is to important Why it

18. today? What for could used the be Colosseum

19. What be will modern the in day architecture sites future? great

20. would questions gladiator? like a Roman to ask What you

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Colosseum - 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 ' Colosseum'?
  3. What do you know about the Colosseum?
  4. What do you think when you see the Colosseum?
  5. Where would you put the Colosseum on a 'must-visit' list?
  6. Why are we so fascinated by ancient sites?
  7. What modern wonders are the best?
  8. Is the refurbishment a good idea?
  9. What are the best sites in your country?
  10. How could people get other people to fight to the death?

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 'Rome'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How will the new floor improve the experience at the Colosseum?
  5. Why do you think the new floor might be 'extraordinary'?
  6. Would you like to be an archaeologist?
  7. Why is it important to preserve ancient buildings?
  8. What could the Colosseum be used for today?
  9. What modern day architecture will be great sites in the future?
  10. What questions would you like to ask a Roman gladiator?

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