Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. shrinkflation? you know do about What

4. Has you? shrinkflation affected

5. at the Would you more, same the pay same prefer price? and less or

6. experiencing shrinkflation? we Why are

7. things be? smaller can How chocolate much bars like

8. you of a box? big do a What things small think number of in

9. are you? price How sensitive

10. What do manufacturers? have advice for you

11. you article? Did this like reading

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

13. What read? think do you about what you

14. you shrinkflation? think What about do

15. size? a be chocolate Do bars standard should you think

16. shrinking by Do sizes? product duped feel you

17. hotels? you services of do What at opt-in think

18. How could English shrink services? schools products or their

19. What you for granted? services do take hotel

20. questions like would What manufacturers? to ask you

Back to the shrinkflation lesson.

Shrinkflation - 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 'shrink'?
  3. What do you know about shrinkflation?
  4. Has shrinkflation affected you?
  5. Would you prefer the same and pay more, or less at the same price?
  6. Why are we experiencing shrinkflation?
  7. How much smaller can things like chocolate bars be?
  8. What do you think of a small number of things in a big box?
  9. How price sensitive are you?
  10. What advice do you have for manufacturers?

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 'inflation'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think about shrinkflation?
  5. Do you think chocolate bars should be a standard size?
  6. Do you feel duped by shrinking product sizes?
  7. What do you think of opt-in services at hotels?
  8. How could English schools shrink their products or services?
  9. What hotel services do you take for granted?
  10. What questions would you like to ask manufacturers?

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