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

1)

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

2)

What do you know about socialism?

3)

What experiences has your country had with socialism?

4)

What are the differences between socialism and capitalism?

5)

What are the differences between socialism and communism?

6)

Do you know of any countries where What are the differences between socialism and capitalism works well?

7)

Are people more equal under socialism?

8)

Why is it that socialism and revolution are often used in the same sentence?

9)

Mikhail Gorbachev said: "Jesus was the first socialist, the first to seek a better life for mankind." Do you agree?

10)

Winston Churchill said: "Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy. Its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery." Do you agree?


 
 

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

1)

What is socialism?

2)

Are more people happier under socialism?

3)

Why is socialism red?

4)

What would you like to know about socialism?

5)

Do you think socialism is dead in the world’s leading economies?

6)

How does socialism affect the rich and poor?

7)

What does socialism do for entrepreneurs and companies?

8)

How would the world economy change if all countries were socialist?

9)

Tony Benn said: "Socialism is the flame of anger against injustice and the flame of hope that you can build a better world." Do you agree?

10)

Someone once said: "He who is not a socialist at 19, has no heart. He who is still a socialist at 30, has no brain." What do you think of this quote?


 


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