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

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

3. overtourism? What you of do think

4. tourists for do in What your there town? is to

5. local Why residents over might consternation tourists? feel

6. is important tourism? How

7. What great country's cuisine? is your about

8. to take really of? like would photos you What

9. think do you What selfies? of

10. the think being hide to What Mount you of put up Fuji? fence do

11. reading like you article? Did this

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

13. about you think do you what What read?

14. other in countries? tourists behave should How

15. has How of changed the behaviour media tourists? social

16. are of tourist you? What kind

17. What can about overcrowded buses? authorities do

18. in difficult? life feel made town if you How your would tourists

19. you tourists? What do of 'paparazzi' think

20. ask you would the What to officials? local like questions

Back to the overtourism lesson.

Overtourism - 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 'overtourism'?
  3. What do you think of overtourism?
  4. What is there to do for tourists in your town?
  5. Why might local residents feel consternation over tourists?
  6. How important is tourism?
  7. What is great about your country's cuisine?
  8. What would you really like to take photos of?
  9. What do you think of selfies?
  10. What do you think of the fence being put up to hide Mount Fuji?

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 'selfie'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. How should tourists behave in other countries?
  5. How has social media changed the behaviour of tourists?
  6. What kind of tourist are you?
  7. What can authorities do about overcrowded buses?
  8. How would you feel if tourists made life in your town difficult?
  9. What do you think of "paparazzi" tourists?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the local officials?

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