Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. do you hours a week work? many How

4. a there work? number be on the Should hours limit people of

5. is dangerous How overworking?

6. overworked? Have ever you

7. such long hours? Why work people some do

8. do 55 What think working week? hours of a you

9. do that works long Who know you hours?

10. be Should if fined workers their companies overwork?

11. this you article? like Did reading

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

13. what you read? think do you What about

14. How you if a you feel worked hours 55 week? would

15. hard? happens to someone's when What they work health too

16. there a Do think 4-day you be week? should

17. affected has pandemic conditions? the How working

18. it work people from be home? Would for better to

19. do What people overwork? you have who advice for

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

Back to the working hours lesson.

Working Hours - 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 'work'?
  3. How many hours a week do you work?
  4. Should there be a limit on the number of hours people work?
  5. How dangerous is overworking?
  6. Have you ever overworked?
  7. Why do some people work such long hours?
  8. What do you think of working 55 hours a week?
  9. Who do you know that works long hours?
  10. Should companies be fined if their workers overwork?

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 'hours'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How would you feel if you worked 55 hours a week?
  5. What happens to someone's health when they work too hard?
  6. Do you think there should be a 4-day week?
  7. How has the pandemic affected working conditions?
  8. Would it be better for people to work from home?
  9. What advice do you have for people who overwork?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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