Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. about do know you Afghanistan? What

4. about the you know What Taliban? do

5. What are Taliban for? fighting the

6. think think the you the people Afghan Taliban? What do of

7. you visit Afghanistan? like to Would

8. the Afghan Why the Taliban? army isn't defeating

9. the in What Afghanistan would like Taliban take life be over? if

10. you advice the What for have do people? Afghan

11. article? Did reading you this like

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

13. you do What what about read? think you

14. do know World about you the on the Trade attacks Centre? What

15. What the in powers achieve Afghanistan? western did

16. of the UK do think of you and Afghanistan? out US What pulling

17. Afghanistan? Taliban control will full think take the Do you of

18. like Afghanistan years? be ten What will in

19. would 'catastrophe' Afghanistan? like What in look

20. would questions you like ask to leader? Taliban a What

Back to the Afghanistan lesson.

Afghanistan - 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 'Afghanistan'?
  3. What do you know about Afghanistan?
  4. What do you know about the Taliban?
  5. What are the Taliban fighting for?
  6. What do you think the Afghan people think of the Taliban?
  7. Would you like to visit Afghanistan?
  8. Why isn't the Afghan army defeating the Taliban?
  9. What would life in Afghanistan be like if the Taliban take over?
  10. What advice do you have for the Afghan 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 'capital'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about the attacks on the World Trade Centre?
  5. What did the western powers achieve in Afghanistan?
  6. What do you think of the US and UK pulling out of Afghanistan?
  7. Do you think the Taliban will take full control of Afghanistan?
  8. What will Afghanistan be like in ten years?
  9. What would 'catastrophe' look like in Afghanistan?
  10. What questions would you like to ask a Taliban leader?

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