Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What Australia? do about you know

4. is your biodiversity? How doing country with

5. feel would extinct? you if How became koalas

6. depressing the of How is environment? the state

7. pollution your like country? What's in

8. habitat you think What loss? do of

9. disasters? experiencing Is your more natural country

10. you of think What change? climate do

11. Did like article? you reading this

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

13. think you what do you What read? about

14. animals, marine about Australia's know life and do What you plants?

15. animals in your have What become country? extinct

16. makes you What about environment? sad the

17. government What take? the should action

18. governments stop species do extinction? little do to so Why

19. not many people are call'? Why listening so 'wake-up to the

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

Back to the biodiversity loss lesson.

Biodiversity Loss - 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 'biodiversity'?
  3. What do you know about Australia?
  4. How is your country doing with biodiversity?
  5. How would you feel if koalas became extinct?
  6. How depressing is the state of the environment?
  7. What's pollution like in your country?
  8. What do you think of habitat loss?
  9. Is your country experiencing more natural disasters?
  10. What do you think of climate change?

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 'environment'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about Australia's animals, marine life and plants?
  5. What animals have become extinct in your country?
  6. What makes you sad about the environment?
  7. What action should the government take?
  8. Why do governments do so little to stop species extinction?
  9. Why are so many people not listening to the 'wake-up call'?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the environmentalists?

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