Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. Ukraine you War? about do the What know

4. you? War the How has Ukraine affected

5. do this think you What deal? of

6. can War Ukraine How the be ended?

7. more more countries food? become Should self-sufficient in

8. How world alleviate food can the shortages?

9. more can out What Ukraine? be of done get grain to

10. What of people wheat? instead could eat

11. reading you article? Did this like

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

13. do what you about read? What think you

14. long Why agreement? did take to reach it so an

15. you long last? will deal the actually How think do

16. Russian exports of grain be Should also allowed?

17. so Why malnutrition? people many are from suffering there

18. would What do food insecure? you sources were your if

19. What story? best this describe three adjectives

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

Back to the grain deal lesson.

Grain Deal - 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 'grain'?
  3. What do you know about the Ukraine War?
  4. How has the Ukraine War affected you?
  5. What do you think of this deal?
  6. How can the Ukraine War be ended?
  7. Should more countries become more self-sufficient in food?
  8. How can the world alleviate food shortages?
  9. What more can be done to get grain out of Ukraine?
  10. What could people eat instead of wheat?

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 'deal'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why did it take so long to reach an agreement?
  5. How long do you think the deal will actually last?
  6. Should Russian exports of grain also be allowed?
  7. Why are there so many people suffering from malnutrition?
  8. What would you do if your food sources were insecure?
  9. What three adjectives best describe this story?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the negotiators?

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