Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. arms? When in you were the up time was last

4. you the think of do What Olympics?

5. caps? you swimming of What do think

6. do Soul of you the Cap? FINA rejecting think What

7. do of think What you our hairstyle?

8. Why it swim matter wear? what does cap people

9. people Why more with voluminous hair? for allow swim caps FINA won't

10. is What the 'natural form head'? of the

11. Did this like article? you reading

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

13. you do what about you think read? What

14. the last time at was you were When something? aghast

15. its Should FINA decision? reverse

16. What take diverse those swimming? up might to from help backgrounds

17. swimming Why necessary? are caps

18. in unfair is hair it that be can barrier a How life?

19. ever you your Has caused hair problems?

20. you executive? would FINA like ask What a to questions

Back to the Soul Cap lesson.

Soul Cap - 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 'swim'?
  3. When was the last time you were up in arms?
  4. What do you think of the Olympics?
  5. What do you think of swimming caps?
  6. What do you think of FINA rejecting the Soul Cap?
  7. What do you think of our hairstyle?
  8. Why does it matter what swim cap people wear?
  9. Why won't FINA allow swim caps for people with more voluminous hair?
  10. What is the 'natural form of the head'?

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 'cap'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. When was the last time you were aghast at something?
  5. Should FINA reverse its decision?
  6. What might help those from diverse backgrounds to take up swimming?
  7. Why are swimming caps necessary?
  8. How unfair is it that hair can be a barrier in life?
  9. Has your hair ever caused you problems?
  10. What questions would you like to ask a FINA executive?

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