Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. do think you What robots? of

4. you like robot? a Would

5. dangerous? robots Are

6. baby do What robots? of the think you of idea

7. think of 'living do What robots'? you

8. these you robots? xenobots really think are Do

9. hybrids? What machine-animal think you do of

10. new 'entirely an life-form'? Is good we have it created

11. you this reading like Did article?

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

13. about What what you do think read? you

14. think of you intelligence? artificial do What

15. xenobots good Is and medicine? science that could it change

16. xenobots environment? the How help could the

17. from be this now? What in like could technology years 50

18. to help xenobots Could fight viruses?

19. Why might the be xenobots? about people worried

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

Back to the xenobots lesson.

Xenobots - 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 'robot'?
  3. What do you think of robots?
  4. Would you like a robot?
  5. Are robots dangerous?
  6. What do you think of the idea of baby robots?
  7. What do you think of 'living robots'?
  8. Do you think these xenobots are really robots?
  9. What do you think of machine-animal hybrids?
  10. Is it good we have created an 'entirely new life form'?

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 'baby'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of artificial intelligence?
  5. Is it good that xenobots could change science and medicine?
  6. How could the xenobots help the environment?
  7. What could this technology be like in 50 years from now?
  8. Could xenobots help to fight viruses?
  9. Why might people be worried about the xenobots?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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