Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. smile your on What a face? puts

4. money you How does make smile? often

5. your with happy Are amount pocket? money you of in the

6. having What a stimulus package? covid you do of think

7. your How has economy covid-19? country's during fared

8. $880 is think giving a you good Do idea? children to

9. with $880? do What would do children you think

10. Japan's of you do children this plan? What think think will

11. article? you like reading this Did

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

13. What you what do you read? think about

14. package? might stimulus dislike Why the critics

15. time something? splurged the on When was last you

16. your do country's debt? What about know you

17. you would with do $880? What

18. you items and expensive Do purchase high-cost in restaurants? dine

19. for financial advice the have do children? you What

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

Back to the cash handout lesson.

Cash Handouts - 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 'cash'?
  3. What puts a smile on your face?
  4. How often does money make you smile?
  5. Are you happy with the amount of money in your pocket?
  6. What do you think of having a covid stimulus package?
  7. How has your country's economy fared during covid-19?
  8. Do you think giving $880 to children is a good idea?
  9. What do you think children would do with $880?
  10. What do you think Japan's children will think of this plan?

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 'handout'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why might critics dislike the stimulus package?
  5. When was the last time you splurged on something?
  6. What do you know about your country's debt?
  7. What would you do with $880?
  8. Do you purchase high-cost items and dine in expensive restaurants?
  9. What financial advice do you have for the children?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Japan's government?

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