Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. Prizes? know about What do the you Nobel

4. the humankind? contributed has Who benefit to

5. you contributed humankind? have to What

6. Nobel of you prizes? the What think Ig do

7. rhinoceroses? Why scientists relocating are

8. to What best rhinoceroses? do way think is the you relocate

9. the What them effect rhinoceroses of upside is hanging on down?

10. we safe rhinoceroses keep in the wild? can How

11. this you Did reading article? like

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

13. about What read? you what do you think

14. of you Prizes? the What Nobel think do

15. feel about How think Nobel Ig winners do the you winning?

16. How chewing in of knowledge help us? gum can bacteria the

17. research is Why cat on communication important?

18. themselves? protect beards to think Do humans you developed

19. of Ig What you Nobel prize? the think do

20. ask Ig like Nobel to What committee? the would questions you

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Ig Nobel Prize - 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 'prize'?
  3. What do you know about the Nobel Prizes?
  4. Who has contributed the most to benefit humankind?
  5. What have you contributed to humankind?
  6. What do you think of the Ig Nobel prizes?
  7. Why are scientists relocating rhinoceroses?
  8. What do you think is the best way to relocate rhinoceroses?
  9. What is the effect on rhinoceroses of hanging them upside down?
  10. How can we keep rhinoceroses safe in the wild?

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 'rhino'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of the Nobel Prizes?
  5. How do you think the Ig Nobel winners feel about winning?
  6. How can knowledge of the bacteria in chewing gum help us?
  7. Why is research on cat communication important?
  8. Do you think humans developed beards to protect themselves?
  9. What do you think of the Ig Nobel prize?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the Ig Nobel committee?

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