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

1)

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

2)

How important is the telephone to you?

3)

What would life be like with no telephone?

4)

Do you ever talk in English on the phone?

5)

How many calls do you make every day? How many of these are necessary?

6)

Who comes to your mind first when your telephone rings?

7)

Have you ever received any prank calls?

8)

Do you think Internet telephone will replace the current telephone system one day?

9)

What’s the best and worst news you’ve received over the phone?

10)

Chuck Palahniuk said: "People use a telephone because they hate being close together and they are scared of being alone." Do you agree?


 
 

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

1)

Do you like using the telephone?

2)

What was your longest telephone call?

3)

What is the most annoying thing about using the phone?

4)

Do you worry about your telephone bill?

5)

Can you remember life before the mobile phone?

6)

Do you think you use the telephone too much?

7)

Do you like listening to other people’s telephone conversations?

8)

Have you ever got really angry with someone over the telephone?

9)

Do men or women talk more on the phone? Why?

10)

Ogden Nash said: "Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you." Do you agree?


 


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