Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. the you What think of do Olympics?

4. world the Olympics How together? the do bring

5. being think you Tokyo? Olympics do of What in the

6. Olympics the best What was ever?

7. tennis Naomi do What about know you Osaka? superstar

8. at Olympics? no the you there of do What being think fans

9. Japanese aspects What should showcase? of Tokyo culture

10. you do displays? think What fireworks of

11. reading you like article? this Did

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

13. think you about read? you do what What

14. will country your at the How do Olympics?

15. What have you the for do athletes? message

16. advice What for do organizers? the you have

17. to which a medal? win like gold would you Olympics At event

18. it cherish life? is important every How in to moment

19. of is What life? greatest achievement the your

20. questions you ask to What like the organizers? Olympics would

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Tokyo Olympics - 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 'Olympics'?
  3. What do you think of the Olympics?
  4. How do the Olympics bring the world together?
  5. What do you think of the Olympics being in Tokyo?
  6. What was the best Olympics ever?
  7. What do you know about tennis superstar Naomi Osaka?
  8. What do you think of there being no fans at the Olympics?
  9. What aspects of Japanese culture should Tokyo showcase?
  10. What do you think of fireworks displays?

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 'flame'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How will your country do at the Olympics?
  5. What message do you have for the athletes?
  6. What advice do you have for the organizers?
  7. At which Olympics event would you like to win a gold medal?
  8. How important is it to cherish every moment in life?
  9. What is the greatest achievement of your life?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the Olympics organizers?

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