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

1)

What springs to mind when you hear the term ‘oil prices’?

2)

Do you worry at all about the price of oil?

3)

What do you think the oil men and women are doing with their huge, huge, astronomical profits?

4)

How have increases in the price of oil affected your life?

5)

Do you understand why oil prices keep rising?

6)

How would the global economy deal with oil at $200 a barrel?

7)

Do you support the truck drivers who are going on strike over higher fuel charges?

8)

Do you think higher oil prices are a threat to a country’s stability?

9)

Some analysts sat it’s the weak dollar, some say it’s speculators, while others say it’s supply and demand. Why can’t they agree?

10)

What do you think of the fact that the price of oil has doubled in a year?


 
 

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

1)

Do you think oil companies have a duty to lower oil prices at the pumps instead of raking in enormous profits?

2)

Do you think the increasing oil prices will make us all poorer for a long time to come?

3)

What is your government doing to help people cope with higher oil prices?

4)

Is it a good time to buy shares in oil companies?

5)

When will oil prices come back down to Earth?

6)

At what price for petrol / gasoline would you abandon your car (or public transport) and get on your bike?

7)

What three adjectives would you use to describe current oil prices?

8)

Who do you blame for the rising price of oil?

9)

What questions would you like to ask the heads of OPEC?

10)

Do you follow the news stories on the rising price of oil?


 


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