Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What diplomat you know about do rift? the

4. important are How submarines?

5. have its France recalled ambassadors? Should

6. Australia for France order cancel right Was build the to submarines? to

7. could damaging this How rift be?

8. of on What are consequences countries the deals? reneging

9. of much the is 'stab a How Australia's in back' decision?

10. you have do What advice French the for government?

11. this article? you like Did reading

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

13. What read? you about you think what do

14. a be you good Would diplomat?

15. of What the think do you AUKUS alliance?

16. affect NATO Could how the operates? rift

17. How rift? is the grave diplomatic

18. a China? Is to reaction AUKUS

19. 'Cold the mentality'? a countries AUKUS Are War displaying

20. government? Australia's ask like questions would you What to

Back to the ambassador recall lesson.

Ambassador Recall - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'submarine'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Would you be a good diplomat?
  5. What do you think of the AUKUS alliance?
  6. Could the rift affect how NATO operates?
  7. How grave is the diplomatic rift?
  8. Is AUKUS a reaction to China?
  9. Are the AUKUS countries displaying a 'Cold War mentality'?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Australia's government?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What images are in your mind when you hear the word 'ambassador'?
  3. What do you know about the diplomatic rift?
  4. How important are submarines?
  5. Should France have recalled its ambassadors?
  6. Was Australia right to cancel the order for France to build submarines?
  7. How damaging could this rift be?
  8. What are the consequences of countries reneging on deals?
  9. How much of a 'stab in the back' is Australia's decision?
  10. What advice do you have for the French government?

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