Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. diseases? much How worry you do about

4. do you about What microbes? know

5. make not trouble How sure do us? can microbes we

6. What do you know permafrost? about

7. know North about What South do the Poles? you and

8. Factor What the think you do X? release of about

9. we melting? stop can permafrost How the

10. threat factor other is big X global threats? How compared to a

11. Did article? reading you this like

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

13. think you read? What do about you what

14. help us with viruses? can deadly ancient, doctors How

15. deadly was you another do would if pandemic? What there

16. know about and do What smallpox you anthrax?

17. Do movies you about viruses? like looking at

18. do know methane you about What and CO2?

19. about more Are methane? you or viruses worried

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

Back to the Factor X lesson.

Factor X - 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 'disease'?
  3. How much do you worry about diseases?
  4. What do you know about microbes?
  5. How can we make sure microbes do not trouble us?
  6. What do you know about permafrost?
  7. What do you know about the North and South Poles?
  8. What do you think about the release of Factor X?
  9. How can we stop the permafrost melting?
  10. How big a threat is factor X compared to other global threats?

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 'threat'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How can doctors help us with ancient, deadly viruses?
  5. What would you do if there was another deadly pandemic?
  6. What do you know about smallpox and anthrax?
  7. Do you like looking at movies about viruses?
  8. What do you know about methane and CO2?
  9. Are you more worried about viruses or methane?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the scientists?

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