Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What about know you Osaka? Naomi do

4. What from the you Naomi Open? withdrawing of French think do

5. organisers the Naomi? have shown support Should for more

6. player or play watching important, more tennis is What a talk?

7. you stressful being in media think How do is? spotlight the

8. better mental of health? create Will Naomi's understanding a actions

9. What do should sports health the of its bodies stars? mental about

10. Osaka? you for do Naomi advice What have

11. reading this like article? Did you

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

13. think do you what about you read? What

14. tennis? do think of you What

15. big Naomi Osaka's tournament? the How a loss is from withdrawal

16. cope better with sports depression? How stars can

17. health is How about country? your people it in to mental easy speak for

18. stars face? do pressures What sports

19. Are pressures players greater the than before? for today ever

20. you like would ask questions to Naomi What Osaka?

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Naomi Osaka - 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 'tennis'?
  3. What do you know about Naomi Osaka?
  4. What do you think of Naomi withdrawing from the French Open?
  5. Should the organisers have shown more support for Naomi?
  6. What is more important, watching a tennis player play or talk?
  7. How stressful do you think being in the media spotlight is?
  8. Will Naomi's actions create a better understanding of mental health?
  9. What should sports bodies do about the mental health of its stars?
  10. What advice do you have for Naomi Osaka?

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 'mental health'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of tennis?
  5. How big a loss is Naomi Osaka's withdrawal from the tournament?
  6. How can sports stars better cope with depression?
  7. How easy is it for people to speak about mental health in your country?
  8. What pressures do sports stars face?
  9. Are the pressures for players greater today than ever before?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Naomi Osaka?

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