Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. think you do of What hot weather?

4. hottest you What's temperature can the be in?

5. of you do think What the heatwaves?

6. should What very hot weather? do people in

7. Why experiencing weather? hotter are countries

8. experienced? the weather you've hottest What's

9. freezing boiling cold hot or Is weather best?

10. do was over What you outside? it 50ºC if would

11. you reading this like Did article?

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

13. what think about do read? you What you

14. greenhouse do What you think of gases?

15. weather extreme people's health? How does affect

16. changed weather? because your you plans of hot Have

17. Do prefer cold or to going hot you countries?

18. to Where heat'? the do 'escape you go

19. like the in your Do weather you country?

20. you ask would UN like the weather to What agency? questions

Back to the heatwaves lesson.

Heatwaves - 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 'heatwave'?
  3. What do you think of hot weather?
  4. What's the hottest temperature you can be in?
  5. What do you think of the heatwaves?
  6. What should people do in very hot weather?
  7. Why are countries experiencing hotter weather?
  8. What's the hottest weather you've experienced?
  9. Is boiling hot or freezing cold weather best?
  10. What would you do if it was over 50ºC outside?

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 'weather'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you think of greenhouse gases?
  5. How does extreme weather affect people's health?
  6. Have you changed your plans because of hot weather?
  7. Do you prefer going to hot or cold countries?
  8. Where do you go to 'escape the heat'?
  9. Do you like the weather in your country?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the UN weather agency?

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