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Level 1

Match the Synonym!

 1. Diplomat  A. Fair
 2. Mistake  B. A person who represents.
 3. Immunity  C. Treat in a bad way.
 4. Punish  D. Accident
 5. Justice  E. Protected

Answers:

  1. Diplomat = B. A person who represents.
  2. Mistake = D. Accident
  3. Immunity = E. Protected
  4. Punish = C. Treat in a bad way.
  5. Justice = A. Fair

True or False?

1. An American man has killed a Britsh woman.  False

2. The woman was driving on the wrong side of the road. True

3. The British man was killed.  True

4. The woman stayed in the UK. False

5. The man’s family wants the woman to stay in the US. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. She was driving on the wrong side.

2. The man was on the correct side.

3. This means she cannot be punished.

4. She told the police she would stay.

5. A country can decide to cancel the immunity.

Listening and Vocabulary

Killed Taken Lied
Protect Angry Correct
  1. Killed
  2. Correct
  3. Taken
  4. Lied
  5. Angry
  6. Protect

 

Level 2

Match the Synonym!

 1. Diplomat  A. In charge.
 2. Immunity  B. To do.
 3. Host  C. Protection
 4. Committed  D. Fairness
 5. Justice  E.  A person who represents.

Answers:

  1. Diplomat = E. A person who represents.
  2. Immunity = C. Protection
  3. Host = A. In charge.
  4. Committed = B. To do.
  5. Justice = D. Fairness

True or False?

1. A US diplomat killed a man. False

2. The woman was driving on the wrong side of the road. True

3. The young boy was riding a scooter. False

4. The woman cannot be punished for the crime.  True

5. People in the UK are angry. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. She was driving on the wrong side

2. The man was on the correct side.

3. This means she cannot be punished.

4. She told the police she would stay.

5. A country can decide to cancel the immunity.

Listening and Vocabulary

Investigation Mistake Diplomatic
Arrested Young Killed
  1. Killed
  2. Mistake
  3. Arrested
  4. Investigation
  5. Diplomatic
  6. Young

 

Level 3

Match the Synonym!

1. Diplomat A. Natural feeling.
2. Presumably B. Threaten
3. Instinctively C. Cancel what is owed.
4. Immunity D. Take back.
5. Betraying E. Protection
6. Blackmail F. A person who represents.
7. Revoke G. Take out of a country.
8. Waive H. Disloyal
9. Extradite I. Assume

Answers:

  1. Diplomat = F. A person who represents.
  2. Presumably = I. Assume
  3. Instinctively = A. Natural feeling.
  4. Immunity = E. Protection
  5. Betraying = H. Disloyal
  6. Blackmail = B. Threaten
  7. Revoke = D. Take back.
  8. Waive = C. Cancel what is owed.
  9. Extradite = G. Take out of a country.

True or False?

1.  A British diplomat killed a young man with his car. False

2. The young man was walking on the road. False

3. Anne Sacoolas was driving on the wrong side of the road. True

4. Harry died on the road outside. False

5. Sacoolas could not be arrested. True

6. Diplomatic immunity only protects diplomats, not their families. False

7. Diplomatic immunity makes it difficult to threaten diplomats. True

8. Diplomatic immunity cannot be revoked by anyone. False

9. A Russian diplomat was sentenced to prison for killing a woman. True

10. The US has decided to waive Mrs Sacoolas’ immunity. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. Anne Sacoolas was driving on the wrong side of the road.

2. She was presumably driving instinctively on the right.

3. Police questioned Mrs Sacoolas at the scene of the incident.

4. Diplomats have immunity so they cannot be pressured.

5. The US has so far refused to waive Mrs Sacoolas’ immunity.

Listening and Vocabulary

Extradition Threatening Motorcycle
Inquiries Suggestion Killing
Appealed Immunity Recalled
  1. Killing
  2. Motorcycle
  3. Inquiries
  4. Threatening
  5. Immunity
  6. Recalled
  7. Suggestion
  8. Extradition
  9. Appealed