<HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>The Arts: questions for discussion</TITLE> <META NAME="DESCRIPTION" CONTENT="questions for debate and discussion for educational use"> <META NAME="keywords" CONTENT="discussion questions,the arts,speaking,skills,english,conversation,esl learners,higher intermediate,advanced,elt,esl,efl,tesl,tefl."> <link rel="stylesheet" href="stylesmarttv.css" /> </HEAD> <BODY TEXT="#000000" LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#ff0000" BGCOLOR="#ffffff"> <table border=0 cellspacing=1 cellpadding=9 width=430> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#008000"> <a href="index.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">HOME</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#5C3900"> <a href="discuss.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">DISCUSSION</font></b></a></td> <td width="25%" valign="top" bgcolor="#00AEED"> <a href="discartc.html"><b><p align="center"><font color="#ffffff">NEXT</font></b></a></td> </tr> </table> <h2>THE ARTS</h2> <p><b>Discussion questions:<font color="#f1f1f1">______</font>ask and answer</b></p> <P>1.&#9;Do you think that the tax payer should have to support the Arts?</P> <P>&#9;For example, why should a football fan have to pay for opera?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>2.&#9;Does your country have any well-known artists who are famous for</P> <P>&#9;cinema, theatre, literature, ballet, opera, classical music or painting?</P> <P>&#9;</P> <P><BR></P> <P>3.&#9;What are your "top three" art forms from the above list?</P> <P>&#9;Explain the reasons for your order of preference.</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>4.&#9;In what ways were you encouraged to appreciate the Arts at home and</P> <P>&#9;at school? What jobs in the Arts world would be suitable for you?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>5.&#9;Give the names of your favourite novel, author, play, dramatist, film,</P> <P>&#9;film director, musical composition, composer, painting and painter.</P> <P>&#9;Why do you like them?</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>6.&#9;Which country would you visit to appreciate the Arts? </P> <P>&#9;What would you plan to see?&#9;</P> <P>&nbsp;</P> <P>7.&#9;Do you think there should be greater or less censorship of the Arts</P> <P>&#9;in your country?</P> <hr> </body> </html>