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Conversation - Painting

PAINTING DISCUSSION

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

1) What   comes to mind when you hear the word ‘painting’?
2) Do   you or did you ever like painting?
3) Are   you good at painting?
4) Do   you think modern artists are good at painting?
5) What   style or period of painting / art do you like?
6) What   do you think of people who are very good at painting?
7) Do   you think painting is an important   school subject?
8) Do   you prefer artists from your country or those from others?
9) What   do you think of artists from other continents?
10) Do   you prefer oils, watercolours, sketches or another medium?

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PAINTING DISCUSSION

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

1) What   do paintings mean to you?
2) What   kinds of paintings do you have in your house?
3) Why   is painting and art so important to us?
4) Do   you like watching children paint?
5) Would   you like to work with kangaroos – studying them, photographing them, helping   protect them etc?
6) Have   you ever been emotionally moved because of a painting?
7) What   do you think artists from centuries ago would think of today’s artists?
8) What   painting that you did was/is your favourite?
9) Would   you consider investing money in a painting? Do you think art is a   good investment?
10) What   do people think about when they look at paintings in galleries?