Discussion Questions - Listening

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

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

3. your the in think country? politicians do you of What

4. good politician? a Would be you

5. young old or politicians Are best?

6. 22-year-old Would candidate? you vote for a

7. you do politics? What about British know

8. of you think do national What elections?

9. are a attributes What to politician? needed good be

10. people How involved get is to it in politics? young important for

11. article? like you Did this reading

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

13. think about read? do you you what What

14. and country? decline any there social your in Is economic

15. deprived areas? How can up level leaders

16. their promises? keep Why politicians don't

17. about do What politics? American know you

18. country? in you do of scandals know your What political

19. of your sleaze corruption country? in do What you know and

20. you the to ask politician? questions would What young like

Back to the Member of Parliament lesson.

Politicians - 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 'politician'?
  3. What do you think of the politicians in your country?
  4. Would you be a good politician?
  5. Are young or old politicians best?
  6. Would you vote for a 22-year-old candidate?
  7. What do you know about British politics?
  8. What do you think of national elections?
  9. What attributes are needed to be a good politician?
  10. How important is it for young people to get involved in politics?

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 'election'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. Is there any social and economic decline in your country?
  5. How can leaders level up deprived areas?
  6. Why don't politicians keep their promises?
  7. What do you know about American politics?
  8. What political scandals do you know of in your country?
  9. What sleaze and corruption do you know of in your country?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the young politician?

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