Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. Somalia? know about What do you

4. a job? UN the good Has done Council Security

5. the What can bring Council? Security to Somalia

6. Should active in wars? intervening more be the in UN

7. been What in wars your there have country?

8. Do war worry about you and conflict?

9. world? How we current the raging wars can around the end

10. have foreign you for do What advice Somalia's minister?

11. this Did you article? like reading

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

13. think read? do you you What what about

14. the What know about Council? do Security you

15. permanent Council? Why Security there five of only the are members

16. good? permanent five the members Are

17. What multilateralism? of think you do

18. important most What are law? the of points international

19. Who wars? causes

20. minister? like What questions foreign to ask you Somalia's would

Back to the Somalia lesson.

Somalia - 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 'security'?
  3. What do you know about Somalia?
  4. Has the UN Security Council done a good job?
  5. What can Somalia bring to the Security Council?
  6. Should the UN be more active in intervening in wars?
  7. What wars have there been in your country?
  8. Do you worry about war and conflict?
  9. How can we end the current wars raging around the world?
  10. What advice do you have for Somalia's foreign minister?

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 'seat'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about the Security Council?
  5. Why are there only five permanent members of the Security Council?
  6. Are the five permanent members good?
  7. What do you think of multilateralism?
  8. What are the most important points of international law?
  9. Who causes wars?
  10. What questions would you like to ask Somalia's foreign minister?

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