Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What cost do of think of the you living?

4. enough you money? Do have

5. prices rising you? energy affected have How

6. up noticed you What have in price? things going

7. you or the dilemma heating What do of think of eating?

8. worry much money? How about do you

9. thing could to you last afford What buy? was not the

10. on low for you incomes? people advice have What do

11. this article? you like Did reading

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

13. do you you about think read? What what

14. to after you How look do is a country's finances? think difficult it

15. parties about do people? care How much political poor

16. the affected you? Ukraine has war How in

17. chancellor What have advice you do for Rishi Sunak?

18. not afford would food? if buy could do you to you What

19. money tax? companies more pay Should in big

20. questions would CEOs? company like to ask What you oil

Back to the cost of living crisis lesson.

Cost of Living - 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 'crisis'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How difficult do you think it is to look after a country's finances?
  5. How much do political parties care about poor people?
  6. How has the war in Ukraine affected you?
  7. What advice do you have for chancellor Rishi Sunak?
  8. What would you do if you could not afford to buy food?
  9. Should big companies pay more money in tax?
  10. What questions would you like to ask oil company CEOs?

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 'cost'?
  3. What do you think of the cost of living?
  4. Do you have enough money?
  5. How have rising energy prices affected you?
  6. What things have you noticed going up in price?
  7. What do you think of the dilemma of heating or eating?
  8. How much do you worry about money?
  9. What was the last thing you could not afford to buy?
  10. What advice do you have for people on low incomes?

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