Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. politicians? you think do of What

4. What your of think politician? you do

5. you good Would politician? be a

6. top should honours? Who get

7. do you Britain's knighthoods? about What know

8. a someone honour? get with career' Should a top 'checkered

9. ever Have any made you gaffes?

10. country in have gaffes What made? your politicians

11. like this reading article? Did you

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

13. read? you you what about think do What

14. What would politician? if you were you do a

15. honour What people for? should we

16. would Who give to? you honour an

17. honoured be for? should you What

18. you anything? ever Have in excelled

19. who Should national decide public the honours? general gets

20. questions would What like to you ask Britain's leader?

Back to the UK knighthood lesson.

U.K. Knighthood - 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 'politician'?
  3. What do you think of politicians?
  4. What do you think of your politician?
  5. Would you be a good politician?
  6. Who should get top honours?
  7. What do you know about Britain's knighthoods?
  8. Should someone with a 'checkered career' get a top honour?
  9. Have you ever made any gaffes?
  10. What gaffes have politicians in your country made?

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 'honour'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What would you do if you were a politician?
  5. What should we honour people for?
  6. Who would you give an honour to?
  7. What should you be honoured for?
  8. Have you ever excelled in anything?
  9. Should the general public decide who gets national honours?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Britain's leader?

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