Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. does borders country your What have?

4. idea? a Are good borders

5. people past? the draw How did borders in

6. borders? What the are most problematic world's

7. you moving farmer do the border? What of the think

8. secure country's are borders? How your

9. border you think What walls? do of

10. borders? be Would the better without world

11. reading like you article? this Did

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

13. What think read? about you you do what

14. borders? Why have do countries

15. do country? when into a you you feel How cross another border

16. disputes? because crises are What now there of border international

17. dispute today? the What most problematic is border

18. change borders? like country's your Would to you

19. a to be border Would guard? you like

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

Back to the borders lesson.

Borders - 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 'farmer'?
  3. What borders does your country have?
  4. Are borders a good idea?
  5. How did people draw borders in the past?
  6. What are the world's most problematic borders?
  7. What do you think of the farmer moving the border?
  8. How secure are your country's borders?
  9. What do you think of border walls?
  10. Would the world be better without borders?

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 'border'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why do countries have borders?
  5. How do you feel when you cross a border into another country?
  6. What international crises are there now because of border disputes?
  7. What is the most problematic border dispute today?
  8. Would you like to change your country's borders?
  9. Would you like to be a border guard?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the farmer?

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