Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. think you do What of wood?

4. use could we for as wood? replacement What a

5. it down wrong cut you think our Do trees to is use? for

6. How the is industry? construction important

7. like house your What in prices country? are

8. How during time you did lockdown? spend your

9. Have with ever to you struggled up keep something?

10. Have around worked you ever clock? the

11. like you Did reading this article?

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

13. what What think read? about you you do

14. is How in our lives? useful wood

15. What about do climate can we change?

16. of you DIY? What think do

17. trees? that are What damage pests there

18. aren't growing Why trees? more we

19. the joke you What at of think the the of do article? end

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

Back to the timber shortage lesson.

Timber Shortage - 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 'wood'?
  3. What do you think of wood?
  4. What could we use as a replacement for wood?
  5. Do you think it is wrong to cut down trees for our use?
  6. How important is the construction industry?
  7. What are house prices like in your country?
  8. How did you spend your time during lockdown?
  9. Have you ever struggled to keep up with something?
  10. Have you ever worked around the clock?

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 'shortage'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How useful is wood in our lives?
  5. What can we do about climate change?
  6. What do you think of DIY?
  7. What pests are there that damage trees?
  8. Why aren't we growing more trees?
  9. What do you think of the joke at the end of the article?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the scientists?

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