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

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

3. disaster at the know Fukushima? nuclear do about What you

4. do nuclear power? you think What of

5. the you think ocean? the of into do What released being water

6. is the radioactive danger of What water?

7. a near live nuclear power plant? Would you

8. Is OK? if water OK says the it's releasing IAEA the

9. best describe adjectives this story? three What

10. How earthquakes? we protect power from plants can

11. you like article? this reading Did

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

13. What you you what about think do read?

14. to do should Japan its What help fishermen?

15. eat you fish Would from the area?

16. stored Japan tanks? the else with in do could What water

17. worried? Japan's be Should neighbours

18. against anything? Have ever you protested

19. do for What you in people advice Fukushima? have

20. What would bosses? you questions ask the like Fukushima to

Back to the Fukushima lesson.

Fukushima - 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 'radioactive'?
  3. What do you know about the nuclear disaster at Fukushima?
  4. What do you think of nuclear power?
  5. What do you think of the water being released into the ocean?
  6. What is the danger of radioactive water?
  7. Would you live near a nuclear power plant?
  8. Is releasing the water OK if the IAEA says it's OK?
  9. What three adjectives best describe this story?
  10. How can we protect power plants from earthquakes?

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 'nuclear'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What should Japan do to help its fishermen?
  5. Would you eat fish from the area?
  6. What else could Japan do with the water stored in tanks?
  7. Should Japan's neighbours be worried?
  8. Have you ever protested against anything?
  9. What advice do you have for people in Fukushima?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the Fukushima bosses?

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