Where does gold come from?   Leave a comment

English: Gold-plated cylindrical electrical co...

English: Gold-plated cylindrical electrical connectors for high tech (aviation, aerospace…). Scale: the lower connector has a length of 46 mm. Français : Connecteurs électriques cylindriques dorés pour la haute technologie (aéronautique, aérospatiale…). Échelle : le connecteur inférieur a une longueur de 46 mm. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)




1) Where does gold come from?
2) Did you like the metal?
3) What makes the metal so special and sought after?
4) Do you have a lot of gold jewelry (USA) / jeweler (UK)?
5) Would you consider buying gold as an investment instead of things like shares or property?
6) Do you like wearing lots of gold jewelry (USA) / jeweler (UK)?
7) Does gold have a special place in your country’s culture or customs?
8) What do you own that is made of gold?
9) Would you like to go panning for gold?
10) Do you know what gold leaf is and what it is used for?




1) What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘gold’?
2) How do you think gold is made into things?
3) Does your country win lots of gold medals at the Olympics or other sporting competitions?
4) What does ‘gold plated’ mean and why are some things plated with gold?
5) Do you ever check gold prices?
6) Have you ever been to a gold market?
7) What would you do with a gold ingot if you won one in a competition?
8) What do you know about the gold carat system?
9) What do you think it’s like working in a gold mine?
10) What do you know about black gold?



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