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

1)

What do you think about literacy?

2)

How are literacy rates in your country?

3)

Is literacy linked to one’s intelligence?

4)

How does literacy affect your life?

5)

Are you computer literate?

6)

How do high levels of literacy help a country?

7)

How do literacy levels in your country compare with other countries?

8)

What can governments do to improve literacy rates?

9)

What do you think ‘Family Literacy’ is?

10)

Elizabeth Hardwick said: “The greatest gift is a passion for reading.” Do you agree?


 
 

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

1)

What is literacy?

2)

How would your life be different if you were illiterate?

3)

Do you think there should be an International Literacy Day?

4)

How do illiterate people in your country get by?

5)

What would you do to improve your children’s literacy?

6)

What is the biggest barrier to literacy and how can we overcome it?

7)

What do you think the Internet has done to improve literacy around the world?

8)

A writer said that in the future, "the new illiterate will be the person who has not learned how to learn." What do you think of this quote?

9)

How literate are you in English?

10)

What would the world be like if books and reading had never been invented?


 


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