Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. is Amazon rainforest? important the How

4. destruction watch Amazon? Why does the world the sit just and of the

5. How dangerous CO2? is

6. are the Amazon dangers of the flipping? What

7. think you do environmental scientists have? What stresses

8. you worried are loss How of rainforest? the about

9. What describe story? this best three adjectives

10. do loggers What advice for you Amazon? have the in

11. reading like you article? this Did

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

13. read? do you what What think you about

14. Should the we read all journal 'Nature'?

15. to states? Is original possible it return their to forests

16. reduce is country your to What CO2 emissions? doing

17. to CO2 are emissions? doing reduce What you

18. environment What will 100 like years from the now? in be

19. Do will this think governments heed warning? you latest

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

Back to the Amazon rainforest lesson.

Amazon Rainforest - 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 'Amazon'?
  3. How important is the Amazon rainforest?
  4. Why does the world just sit and watch the destruction of the Amazon?
  5. How dangerous is CO2?
  6. What are the dangers of the Amazon flipping?
  7. What stresses do you think environmental scientists have?
  8. How worried are you about the loss of rainforest?
  9. What three adjectives best describe this story?
  10. What advice do you have for loggers in the Amazon?

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 'rainforest'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Should we all read the journal 'Nature'?
  5. Is it possible to return forests to their original states?
  6. What is your country doing to reduce CO2 emissions?
  7. What are you doing to reduce CO2 emissions?
  8. What will the environment be like in 100 years from now?
  9. Do you think governments will heed this latest warning?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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