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

1)

What do you think of the postal service in your country?

2)

Do you think it’s better for postal services to be in private or government hands?

3)

How has the Internet changed the postal service?

4)

How often do you get real letters – those that are in envelopes and delivered to your door by the postal service?

5)

Do you think sending a letter is cheap or expensive?

6)

Do you send virtual birthday cards or real ones? Why?

7)

Do you think post offices are friendly, efficient places?

8)

What do you think of the job of a postman / mailman / postwoman / mailwoman?

9)

How has the post office survived e-mail?

10)

What postal services do you use most?


 
 

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

1)

Do you think postal services will disappear soon?

2)

Would you like to work for the postal service of your country?

3)

How important is the postal service in your country?

4)

How different was the postal service in your country 20 years ago?

5)

Why is it a zip code in the USA and a post code in other countries?

6)

Do postal workers in your country ever go on strike? Do you think they should?

7)

What are the advantages and disadvantages of opening a savings account with the post office?

8)

Have you ever sent or failed to receive a letter that got lost in the post?

9)

Do you get excited if you see the mail delivery person at your door?

10)

What impresses you most about the postal service?


 


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