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Level 1

Match the Synonym!

 1. General  A. Proof
 2. International  B. Hurt because of hurt.
 3. Revenge  C. Army leader.
 4. Relationship  D. Countries
 5. Evidence  E.  Feelings

Answers:

  1. General = C. Army leader.
  2. International = D. Countries
  3. Revenge = B. Hurt because of hurt.
  4. Relationship = E. Feelings
  5. Evidence = A. Proof

True or False?

1. The U.S. government killed an Iraqi general. False

2. Donald Trump said to kill the man. True

3. The Supreme Leader of Iran is glad the man is dead. False

4. The U.S. and Iran have had a great relationship for many years. False

5. Iraq has banned all U.S. soldiers. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. President Donald Trump told people to kill him.

2. Iran and other countries are very angry.

3. There have been attacks on U.S. bases.

4. The U.S. believes Iran did the attacks.

5. Many people believe there could be a war.

Listening and Vocabulary

Powerful Attacks Killed
Workers Planned Soldiers
  1. Killed
  2. Powerful
  3. Attacks
  4. Planned
  5. Soldiers
  6. Workers

 

Level 2

Match the Synonym!

 1. Assassinate  A. Hurt because of hurt.
 2. Evidence  B. Friendly
 3. Revenge  C. Kill
 4. Allied  D. Break a rule.
 5. Violation  E. Proof

Answers:

  1. Assassinate = C. Kill
  2. Evidence = E. Proof
  3. Revenge = A. Hurt because of hurt.
  4. Allied = B. Friendly
  5. Violation = D. Break a rule.

True or False?

1. The U.S. has killed an Iraqi general. False

2. The general had a bad relationship with the Supreme Leader of Iran. False

3. Donald Trump ordered his staff to kill the general. True

4. There is a lot of proof showing the general would attack the U.S. False

5. Iraq has banned all American soldiers. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. Gen Soleimani was the leader of the Iranian Quds Force.

2. He had a close relationship with the Supreme Leader.

3. President Donald Trump gave the order.

4. There have been several attacks on U.S. bases.

5. Iran and other countries are very angry.

Listening and Vocabulary

Soldiers Order Relationship
International Agreement Death
  1. International
  2. Order
  3. Relationship
  4. Death
  5. Agreement
  6. Soldiers

 

Level 3

Match the Synonym!

1. Airstrike A. Friends
2. Gruesome B. Horrify
3. Allies C. Repeat words.
4. Appal D. Air attack.
5. Sovereignty E. Release
6. Mourner F. Workers
7. Chanting G. Feel loss.
8. Personnel H. Horrid
9. Deploy I. Power

Answers:

  1. Airstrike = D. Air attack.
  2. Gruesome = H. Horrid
  3. Allies = A. Friends
  4. Appal = B. Horrify
  5. Sovereignty = I. Power
  6. Mourner = G. Feel loss.
  7. Chanting = C. Repeat words.
  8. Personnel = F. Workers
  9. Deploy = E. Release

True or False?

1. The U.S. assassinated an important Iraqi general. False

2.  The general was at an airport when he was shot down. True

3. The general was the most powerful man in Iran. False

4. The Supreme Leader of Iran was relieved that the general was killed. False

5. Two previous presidents had decided against killing the general. True

6. The U.S. and Iran had previously had a great relationship before the general’s death. False

7. There have been many attacks on U.S. bases in Syria. False

8. Donald Trump gave the order to kill the general. True

9. The President of Iran has said the country will seek revenge. True

10. Iraq has recently welcomed American soldiers to come and stay in their country. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. He had a close relationship with the Supreme Leader of Iran.

2. President Donald Trump gave the order to assassinate the general.

3. Congress was instead told the next day.

4. Tensions have been steadily growing between Iran and the U.S.

5. The remains of GeneralSoleimani have since been returned to Iran.

Listening and Vocabulary

Greeted Imminent Civilian
Bullying Advised Drone
Notify Instrumental Regarded
  1. Drone
  2. Regarded
  3. Notify
  4. Civilian
  5. Imminent
  6. Bullying
  7. Greeted
  8. Instrumental
  9. Advised