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

1)

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

2)

What are your favourite English words?

3)

Are you good with words?

4)

How often do you look in the dictionary for the meaning of a word?

5)

What words of wisdom do you have for students learning English?

6)

Parents tell their children, “Sticks and stones may break your bones but words can never hurt you.” Is this true?

7)

How would you describe yourself in three words?

8)

How many wpm can you type?

9)

Someone once said: "Love is just a word until someone comes along and gives it meaning." Do you agree?

10)

James Earl Jones said: "One of the hardest things in life is having words in your heart that you can't utter." What does this mean? Do you agree?


 
 

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

1)

What are your favourite words in your own language?

2)

Have words ever hurt you?

3)

Are there any bad words and swear words in your language you don’t like using?

4)

Have words ever failed you and you’ve been left speechless?

5)

How often is a word on the tip of your tongue?

6)

What do you do if you read something and don’t understand the words?

7)

What would you like your last words to be?

8)

Is it true that actions speak louder than words?

9)

Someone once said: "One picture is worth ten thousand words." What does this mean? Do you agree?

10)

Harriet Beecher Stowe said: "The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid." What does this mean? Do you agree?


 


 
 
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