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

1)

What springs to mind when you hear the word ‘surgery’?

2)

Do you use the British word ‘operation’ or the American word ‘surgery’? Does it matter which one you use?

3)

Have you ever had surgery / an operation?

4)

How would you feel if you needed surgery?

5)

Would you ever consider having cosmetic surgery?

6)

What’s the difference between cosmetic surgery, plastic surgery and reconstructive surgery?

7)

How do you think keyhole surgery will change medical procedures in the future?

8)

Do you think today’s technology means heart surgery is no problem or would you still worry if you needed a heart op?

9)

If you underwent surgery, what preparations would you make in the few days before?

10)

What springs to mind when you hear the word ‘surgery’?


 
 

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

1)

Would you like to be a surgeon?

2)

What do you think of surgeons?

3)

What do you know about laser surgery?

4)

How have surgical techniques changed over the past century?

5)

Would you consider having surgery in another country?

6)

If you had surgery, would you prefer to be awake or asleep?

7)

Which body part would you hate to have surgery on?

8)

Would you sue the hospital if your surgery went wrong?

9)

Would you like to watch a video of an operation on your body?

10)

What do you think surgery will be like in the future?


 


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