Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. a think age Do number? just you is

4. Are feel? young you just as you as

5. leader? 97-year-old of having do a think What you

6. your country's leader? What of think you do

7. age 97? at of you be to do What doing hope the

8. become Mr Should next minister? Mahathir prime Malaysia's

9. something? the When you time was were last about coy

10. have What for Mr Mahathir? you do advice

11. Did like article? you this reading

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

13. what What think about do you you read?

14. of do What think politicians? you

15. Are leaders young best? old or

16. age leaders? Should limit national the a of be there on

17. be? retirement age the What should

18. in nineties? benefits of What are being your the

19. What about you do Malaysia? know

20. questions you to would What like ask Mahathir? Mr

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Mahathir Mohamad - 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 'leader'?
  3. Do you think age is just a number?
  4. Are you just as young as you feel?
  5. What do you think of having a 97-year-old leader?
  6. What do you think of your country's leader?
  7. What do you hope to be doing at the age of 97?
  8. Should Mr Mahathir become Malaysia's next prime minister?
  9. When was the last time you were coy about something?
  10. What advice do you have for Mr Mahathir?

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 'office'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of politicians?
  5. Are young or old leaders best?
  6. Should there be a limit on the age of national leaders?
  7. What should the retirement age be?
  8. What are the benefits of being in your nineties?
  9. What do you know about Malaysia?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Mr Mahathir?

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