Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. singer do the What musician know you about and Prince?

4. rain? think you What purple do of

5. musicals? What do think of you

6. or better, movies? Which musicals are

7. musicals have see? What you been to

8. Rain' to 'Purple go you the see like Would musical? to

9. What popular in are movies country? your

10. like musical in? you would movie be What or to

11. like reading Did this article? you

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

13. you think you What read? about what do

14. is What song favourite musical? a from your

15. the see movies are going musicals? to What differences between and

16. for or theatres musicals better? movie theatres Are

17. guitarist? be to a singer a prefer you Would or

18. What rivals do have? you

19. you What about Prince? like would know to

20. musical's What to producers? ask the you would like questions

Back to the Purple Rain lesson.

Purple Rain - 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 'movie'?
  3. What do you know about the singer and musician Prince?
  4. What do you think of purple rain?
  5. What do you think of musicals?
  6. Which are better, musicals or movies?
  7. What musicals have you been to see?
  8. Would you like to go to see 'Purple Rain' the musical?
  9. What movies are popular in your country?
  10. What musical or movie would you like to be in?

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 'musical'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What is your favourite song from a musical?
  5. What are the differences between going to see movies and musicals?
  6. Are movie theatres or theatres for musicals better?
  7. Would you prefer to be a singer or a guitarist?
  8. What rivals do you have?
  9. What would you like to know about Prince?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the musical's producers?

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