Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. How important your you? bed is to

4. What you poverty'? think of do 'bed

5. would no if do bed? had you What you

6. UK you of poverty? think do having bed the What

7. in living your the country? What's of cost like

8. 'luxury think do being What item'? a of a bed you

9. you to Have share ever had bed? a

10. advice have do parents? you What for poor

11. like reading this Did you article?

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

13. What you think read? about what do you

14. of because ever money? you Have struggled

15. there is you the poverty in child UK? do think Why

16. or How between eating? for to heating it parents choose sad is

17. important on is sleep children it for to bed? a How

18. poverty health? children's How bed affect can

19. can What 'deep-rooted' address government the do issues? to the

20. questions you to charity? What like would the ask

Back to the bed poverty lesson.

Bed Poverty - 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 'bed'?
  3. How important is your bed to you?
  4. What do you think of 'bed poverty'?
  5. What would you do if you had no bed?
  6. What do you think of the UK having bed poverty?
  7. What's the cost of living like in your country?
  8. What do you think of a bed being a 'luxury item'?
  9. Have you ever had to share a bed?
  10. What advice do you have for poor parents?

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 'poverty'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Have you ever struggled because of money?
  5. Why do you think there is child poverty in the UK?
  6. How sad is it for parents to choose between heating or eating?
  7. How important is it for children to sleep on a bed?
  8. How can bed poverty affect children's health?
  9. What can the government do to address the 'deep-rooted' issues?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the charity?

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