Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. you? are intelligent How

4. our How can intelligence? increase we

5. you think are scientists rocket Do super-brainy?

6. people become How do scientists? rocket

7. scientist or be rocket you Would rather brain surgeon? a

8. What like? problem your solving are abilities

9. your memory? is How

10. if would What life change intelligent? in more you were

11. like you article? reading this Did

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

13. What do about read? you what you think

14. is person intelligent most the Who you know?

15. phrases? find English you Do it remember to difficult

16. would career love What embark you to on?

17. surgeons? do brain people How become

18. person makes intelligent than What another? one more

19. of we think similar you all Do intelligence? are

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

Back to the rocket science lesson.

Rocket Science - 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 'rocket'?
  3. How intelligent are you?
  4. How can we increase our intelligence?
  5. Do you think rocket scientists are super-brainy?
  6. How do people become rocket scientists?
  7. Would you rather be a rocket scientist or brain surgeon?
  8. What are your problem solving abilities like?
  9. How is your memory?
  10. What would change in life if you were more intelligent?

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 'science'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Who is the most intelligent person you know?
  5. Do you find it difficult to remember English phrases?
  6. What career would you love to embark on?
  7. How do people become brain surgeons?
  8. What makes one person more intelligent than another?
  9. Do you think we are all of similar intelligence?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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