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

1)

What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘marathon’?

2)

What do you know about marathons?

3)

What do you think of marathon runners?

4)

What do you know about the history of marathons?

5)

What do you need to do to train for and run a marathon?

6)

How do you think a marathon runner’s life is different to your life?

7)

Why do you think marathon runners like doing marathons?

8)

What do people think about while they’re doing a marathon?

9)

Do you think marathon running damages your body?

10)

Why don’t you run in a marathon?


 
 

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

1)

Is running a marathon a big achievement?

2)

Is the marathon gold the best medal to win in an Olympics games?

3)

Do you like going to a city to watch a marathon?

4)

Do you know of any famous marathon runners?

5)

Which nationalities are best at marathons and why?

6)

How would a person’s life change if he/she won a gold medal at the Olympics?

7)

Would you prefer to run in the Great Wall of China Marathon, the Great Tibetan Marathon or the Polar Circle Marathon?

8)

How would life be different if we could skip, hop and bounce as far as kangaroos can?

9)

What questions would you like to ask a marathon runner?

10)

No one has ever run a marathon inside two hours. When do you think this might happen? What time is the absolute fastest for a human?


 


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