US cuts off Huawei lifelines to foreign chips

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  1. What is the new sanction imposed against Huawei?
  2. What’s the apparent reason for cracking down on Huawei?
  3. How did China respond to the sanction?
  4. What happened with the processor chip Huawei is using?
  5. What was the sales volume of Huawei’s smartphone according to the article?
  6. Do you think Huawei will survive through this sanction?
  7. What kind of retaliation can you speculate from China?
  8. What’s your reaction to this sanction?
  9. Do you think this sanction will spread to other Chinese phone makers?
  10. Facebook, Youtube, Instagram, Snapchat, Yahoo, Slack, Twitter, and many other services have been banned in China for a while. How do you view this matter?
  11. Do you think this ban will be lifted if Joe Biden becomes the new president of the U.S. at the end of the year?
  12. What does no immediate retaliation from China imply on the relationship between China and the U.S.?
  13. Do you think this sanction can escalate the tension between China and the U.S. beyond economic conflict?
  14. Can you list the new vocabulary you learned from this article? What are the definitions of the vocabulary in this context? Can you make your own sentence with the words?