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STUDENT A’s QUESTIONS (Do not show to Student B)

1)

When was the last time a friend did something behind your back?

2)

Are you careful to cover your back to avoid getting in trouble?

3)

Have you ever broken your back trying to do something very difficult?

4)

Do your parents ever get on your back, asking when you’re going to get married / get a job / move out, etc?

5)

Is there anyone you hate so much you wouldn’t give them the shirt off your back?

6)

When your back is up against the wall, can you be cool and not panic?

7)

What annoying people’s habits really get your back up?

8)

Do you ever scratch someone’s back and then they return the favour ?

9)

Has a friend ever stabbed you in the back, even after you helped them?

10)

Has a friend ever turned his/her back on you when you needed help?


 
 

STUDENT B’s QUESTIONS (Do not show to Student A)

1)

When was the last time you really put your back into doing something?

2)

When was the last time someone gave you a slap on the back for your good work?

3)

Who would you be really glad to see the back of forever?

4)

If people call you bad names, is it like water off a duck’s back?

5)

What do you find so easy that you could do it with one arm tied behind your back?

6)

Do you do bad things the minute your boss’ / teacher’s / parent’s back is turned?

7)

Do you ever have to watch your back to make sure nothing bad happens to you?

8)

Have you ever turned your back on someone / something and simply walked away?

9)

To get you angry, what is the straw that breaks the camel’s back?

10)

Are there any good back idioms in your language?


 


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