Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. about a army good being country's What's multi-national?
4. Would about army? you the career in a think

5. think Australia staff? you do having is recruiting problems Why

6. every in world army? country need the an Does

7. world without like be armies? What a would

8. the country in army like? your What's

9. army? an Why does need Australia

10. people? Australia can How more recruit

11. this reading Did like you article?

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

13. think what What do about you you read?

14. your What there in are country? security issues

15. your of country's think do What army? you

16. as diverse armies as possible? be Should

17. of you uniforms? do think What army

18. armies? How changing is the technology role of

19. What look do think cyber you will like? wars

20. questions Australia's What like to leader? you would ask

Back to the army recruits lesson.

Army Recruits - 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 'army'?
  3. What's good about a country's army being multi-national?
  4. Would you think about a career in the army?
  5. Why do you think Australia is having problems recruiting staff?
  6. Does every country in the world need an army?
  7. What would a world be like without armies?
  8. What's the army in your country like?
  9. Why does Australia need an army?
  10. How can Australia recruit more people?

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 'country'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What security issues are there in your country?
  5. What do you think of your country's army?
  6. Should armies be as diverse as possible?
  7. What do you think of army uniforms?
  8. How is technology changing the role of armies?
  9. What do you think cyber wars will look like?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Australia's leader?

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