Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. What of think you neckties? do

4. people wearing century? be Should the 21st neckties in

5. How a save will energy? tie not wearing

6. weather the you? hot recent Has affected

7. T-shirts in wear Should shorts hot all workers weather? and

8. cool to What on do do hot stay you weather?

9. do save energy? What to you do

10. for Spain's What advice have leader? you do

11. you Did this reading like article?

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

13. think What about what you read? you do

14. purpose neckties useful do serve? What

15. really necktie people Does make hotter? a

16. are How worried you climate about the crisis?

17. use What of conditioners? we air instead can

18. energy you can your reduce bills? How

19. will higher and food much How go? prices energy

20. questions What leader? like would you Spain's ask to

Back to the necktie lesson.

Neckties - 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 'necktie'?
  3. What do you think of neckties?
  4. Should people be wearing neckties in the 21st century?
  5. How will not wearing a tie save energy?
  6. Has the recent hot weather affected you?
  7. Should all workers wear shorts and T-shirts in hot weather?
  8. What do you do to stay cool on hot weather?
  9. What do you do to save energy?
  10. What advice do you have for Spain's leader?

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 'energy'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What useful purpose do neckties serve?
  5. Does a necktie really make people hotter?
  6. How worried are you about the climate crisis?
  7. What can we use instead of air conditioners?
  8. How can you reduce your energy bills?
  9. How much higher will energy and food prices go?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Spain's leader?

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