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

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

3. Greenpeace? do What you know about

4. sewage the What think you into do pouring of sea? human

5. the to with sewage? deal What's way best

6. sick? who people Should money give government UK the got

7. you smelled beaches if do bad? What would really

8. in the swimming What you of sea? do think

9. beaches like in and rivers your are What country?

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

11. article? reading this you Did like

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

13. do read? what think about you What you

14. companies? water sewage and private be Should run by

15. Why the UK did water? sell its government

16. your How is the safe in country? water

17. care profit do more about people? companies Why than

18. sewage take water back UK services? the and Should its

19. you England? swimming go in Would

20. companies? ask to questions private water What would you like the

Back to the UK raw sewage crisis lesson.

UK Sewage Crisis - 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 know about Greenpeace?
  4. What do you think of pouring human sewage into the sea?
  5. What's the best way to deal with sewage?
  6. Should the UK government give people money who got sick?
  7. What would you do if beaches smelled really bad?
  8. What do you think of swimming in the sea?
  9. What are rivers and beaches like in your country?
  10. What do you think of the word 'poonami'?

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 'beach'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Should water and sewage be run by private companies?
  5. Why did the UK government sell its water?
  6. How safe is the water in your country?
  7. Why do companies care more about profit than people?
  8. Should the UK take back its water and sewage services?
  9. Would you go swimming in England?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the private water companies?

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