Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. you What rhythm? do think about

4. to How move music? you often do

5. do foot you of tapping to What your think music?

6. musical any get from your parents? Did genes you

7. you How at dancing? are good

8. music to favourite to? dance your What's

9. your life? in How is important rhythm

10. are What walking, and breathing sleeping your rhythms?

11. Did you this like reading article?

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

13. you do read? think about you What what

14. Why important music to so is us?

15. music important listen sleep? it to we to before Is

16. that bad for music is Is any there us?

17. more change musical? people Should to scientists genes make

18. Do fast you prefer rhythms slow in life? or

19. How and make music us can healthier? rhythm

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

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Music and Genes - 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 'beat'?
  3. What do you think about rhythm?
  4. How often do you move to music?
  5. What do you think of tapping your foot to music?
  6. Did you get any musical genes from your parents?
  7. How good are you at dancing?
  8. What's your favourite music to dance to?
  9. How important is rhythm in your life?
  10. What are your walking, breathing and sleeping rhythms?

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 'music'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Why is music so important to us?
  5. Is it important to listen to music before we sleep?
  6. Is there any music that is bad for us?
  7. Should scientists change genes to make people more musical?
  8. Do you prefer fast or slow rhythms in life?
  9. How can music and rhythm make us healthier?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the researchers?

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