Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. hot think do What of you weather?

4. ever you Have water shortages? experienced

5. best drought? to a deal way What's the with

6. strange What weather you experienced? have

7. is causing extreme weather events? these What

8. water do would if you was What rationed?

9. a difficult be How to farmer? is it

10. their crops? help can to irrigate farmers How we

11. you article? like Did this reading

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

13. What you you about what read? think do

14. you How dried rivers if up? you feel would near

15. to the way a heat wave? deal What's best with

16. things? changed of the events weather Have prices

17. in 50 from weather What now? be the will years like

18. will prices rise do a you food if lot? What

19. this What words best describe story? three

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

Back to the Italy's drought lesson.

Italy Drought - 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 'Italy'?
  3. What do you think of hot weather?
  4. Have you ever experienced water shortages?
  5. What's the best way to deal with a drought?
  6. What strange weather have you experienced?
  7. What is causing these extreme weather events?
  8. What would you do if water was rationed?
  9. How difficult is it to be a farmer?
  10. How can we help farmers to irrigate their crops?

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 'river'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How would you feel if rivers near you dried up?
  5. What's the best way to deal with a heat wave?
  6. Have weather events changed the prices of things?
  7. What will the weather be like in 50 years from now?
  8. What will you do if food prices rise a lot?
  9. What three words best describe this story?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the farmers?

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