Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. about What do you know Latin?

4. schools Should all Latin? teach

5. the today's use Latin is What world? of in

6. on million nationwide language programme enough? a $5.5 Is

7. in the schools Why students elite learn do UK's Latin?

8. students learning languages? How learn can Latin foreign help

9. Should on people their helping spent improve the English? money to be

10. young bring can people? to What Latin 'benefits'

11. article? Did you reading this like

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

13. you do think about What you what read?

14. of What think do you Latin?

15. is programme Do a Latin the 'poorly-funded think you gimmick'?

16. What jobs family do through getting connections? you of think

17. been is Latin all Latin useful if in texts translated? written Why have

18. when learn or Latin learn can Why coding? Chinese, Arabic you

19. you like Would learn to Latin?

20. would ask the questions like secretary? you education What to

Back to the Latin lesson.

Latin - 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 'Latin'?
  3. What do you know about Latin?
  4. Should all schools teach Latin?
  5. What is the use of Latin in today's world?
  6. Is $5.5 million on a nationwide language programme enough?
  7. Why do students in the UK's elite schools learn Latin?
  8. How can learning Latin help students learn foreign languages?
  9. Should the money be spent on helping people to improve their English?
  10. What 'benefits' can Latin bring to young people?

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 'school'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of Latin?
  5. Do you think the Latin programme is a 'poorly-funded gimmick'?
  6. What do you think of getting jobs through family connections?
  7. Why is Latin useful if all texts written in Latin have been translated?
  8. Why learn Latin when you can learn Chinese, Arabic or coding?
  9. Would you like to learn Latin?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the education secretary?

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