Discussion Questions - Listening

Listen to the 20 Questions.

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

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

3. do you Translate? What think of Google

4. often do translate you need to things? How

5. ever you things into English? translate Do

6. languages you many do How know?

7. new learn a it language? is difficult How to

8. always accurate? vocabulary Are of translations

9. idea of think one the do of you having global What language?

10. you? important How to language your is

11. you Did this article? reading like

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

13. what you do think about you What read?

14. you Google good How do is? Translate think

15. Would a be you good translator?

16. it How languages? is important protect to indigenous

17. you languages new like would to What learn?

18. translated What like would if be was all language life immediately?

19. from like Google now? 20 years What be in Translate will

20. like Google? you would What to questions ask

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Google Translate - 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 'Google'?
  3. What do you think of Google Translate?
  4. How often do you need to translate things?
  5. Do you ever translate things into English?
  6. How many languages do you know?
  7. How difficult is it to learn a new language?
  8. Are translations of vocabulary always accurate?
  9. What do you think of the idea of having one global language?
  10. How important is your language to you?

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 'translate'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How good do you think Google Translate is?
  5. Would you be a good translator?
  6. How important is it to protect indigenous languages?
  7. What new languages would you like to learn?
  8. What would life be like if all language was translated immediately?
  9. What will Google Translate be like in 20 years from now?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Google?

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