Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. of sewage? think you do What

4. sewage? How dangerous raw is

5. you sea? the into pumped do What of raw sewage think being

6. What's image your beaches? British of

7. be companies Should the water fined?

8. lose the bosses Should company water jobs? their

9. What 'poonami'? of think you word the do

10. do company CEOs? the water for advice What have you

11. Did like this reading you article?

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

13. What you do you think read? about what

14. sewage? should happen to What

15. company Should for go damaging to CEOs prison the environment?

16. important profits more environment? are always Why than the

17. you? How feel was rivers near sewage in you raw if would

18. surprised in that UK polluting How beaches? the companies are you are

19. a Should companies supply? control country's water private

20. you to CEOs? What like the water questions ask company would

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Poonami - 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 'sewage'?
  3. What do you think of sewage?
  4. How dangerous is raw sewage?
  5. What do you think of raw sewage being pumped into the sea?
  6. What's your image of British beaches?
  7. Should the water companies be fined?
  8. Should the water company bosses lose their jobs?
  9. What do you think of the word 'poonami'?
  10. What advice do you have for the water company CEOs?

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 'water'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What should happen to sewage?
  5. Should company CEOs go to prison for damaging the environment?
  6. Why are profits always more important than the environment?
  7. How would you feel if raw sewage was in rivers near you?
  8. How surprised are you that companies in the UK are polluting beaches?
  9. Should private companies control a country's water supply?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the water company CEOs?

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