Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What you think children? do of

4. Why on be changing? views having children might

5. a bring you is up not to world good this children worry in? Do

6. it is children to have? How many best

7. having What challenges the are children? of

8. are the having joys What of children?

9. to Is it better have children?

10. today's advice parents? for do have you What

11. Did article? reading like this you

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

13. do you think read? What what you about

14. a it difficult easier Is nowadays? more be to or parent

15. good it are more thing having not children? a that people Is

16. How you? liberal are

17. conservative? Is better be to or it liberal

18. Would parent? a be good you

19. are there benefits being of child-free? Why

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

Back to the child-free lesson.

Being Child-free - 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 'child'?
  3. What do you think of children?
  4. Why might views on having children be changing?
  5. Do you worry this is not a good world to bring children up in?
  6. How many children is it best to have?
  7. What are the challenges of having children?
  8. What are the joys of having children?
  9. Is it better to have children?
  10. What advice do you have for today's parents?

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 'free'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Is it easier or more difficult to be a parent nowadays?
  5. Is it a good thing that more people are not having children?
  6. How liberal are you?
  7. Is it better to be liberal or conservative?
  8. Would you be a good parent?
  9. What benefits are there of being child-free?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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