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STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to Student B.)

(1) What images spring to mind when you hear the word ‘television’?
(2) What are the good things and bad things about television?
(3) What would life be like without television?
(4) How much television do you watch every day?
(5) Are you happy with the programmes on TV?
(6) Does television kill conversation in your family?
(7) Does violence on television make young people more violent?
(8) How will television change over the next few decades?
(9) Someone said: "If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn't get any exercise at all." Do you think this is true
(10) Someone once said: "I wish there were a knob on the TV to turn up the intelligence." Do you think so too?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to Student A.)

(1) What are your earliest memories of television?
(2) Is television important?
(3) How would society be different if TV had never been invented?
(4) What could you do for three hours without watching television?
(5) What is there too much of on television?
(6) How long can you sit watching TV?
(7) What do you think of television shows from other countries?
(8) Would you like a television in every room of your house?
(9) Frank Lloyd Wright said: "Television is chewing gum for the eyes." What did he mean. Do you think so too?
(10) Donna Gephart said: "Today, watching television often means fighting, violence and foul language - and that's just deciding who gets to hold the remote control." Do you think so too?



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