Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. do you language? English of think What the

4. evolving? How your has been language

5. are words? your What English favourite

6. How you do vocabulary? learn English

7. you words being think of English 'colonial'? What do

8. know past? you What about Britain's do colonial

9. people language can inclusive? How more make

10. What words recently? English have learnt you

11. article? like Did reading this you

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

13. What about you think read? what you do

14. you about know do What Oxfam?

15. words? are least English your What favourite

16. gender be Should vocabulary more neutral?

17. Do you word the think patriarchal? 'people' is

18. the 'woman' contain word the Should word 'man'?

19. language? What to change in your needs

20. to questions you like Oxfam? What ask would

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Language - 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 'English'?
  3. What do you think of the English language?
  4. How has your language been involving?
  5. What are your favourite English words?
  6. How do you learn English vocabulary"?
  7. What do you think of English words being 'colonial'?
  8. What do you know about Britain's colonial past?
  9. How can language make people more inclusive?
  10. What English words have you learnt recently?

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 'language'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about Oxfam?
  5. What are your least favourite English words?
  6. Should vocabulary be more gender neutral?
  7. Do you think the word 'people' is patriarchal?
  8. Should the word 'woman' contain the word 'man'?
  9. What needs to change in your language?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Oxfam?

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