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Level 1 | Level 2 | Level 3

Level 1

Match the Synonym!

 1. Raise  A. Soldier
 2. Veteran  B. Huge
 3. Viral  C. Notice
 4. Massive  D. Collect
 5. Attention  E. Popular


  1. Raise = D. Collect
  2. Veteran = A. Soldier
  3. Viral = E. Popular
  4. Massive = B. Huge
  5. Attention = C. Notice

True or False?

1. A teenager raised a lot of money. False

2. The man wanted to raise £1,000. True

3. The man walked around inside his house. False

4. The man had never fought in a war. False

5. People want the Queen to thank him. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. Captain Tom Moore wanted to raise £1000.

2. He wanted to raise the money by walking.

3. His goal went viral online.

4. They need extra help.

5. Captain Moore has now been getting attention.

Listening and Vocabulary

Workers Thanked Extra
Been Health Finish
  1. Health
  2. Finish
  3. Workers
  4. Extra
  5. Been
  6. Thanked


Level 2

Match the Synonym!

 1. Launching  A. Container
 2. Broadcast  B. Quality
 3. Oxygen  C. Go
 4. Tank  D. Show a program.
 5. Condition  E. Gas


  1. Launching = C. Go
  2. Broadcast = D. Show a program.
  3. Oxygen = E. Gas
  4. Tank = A. Container
  5. Condition = B. Quality

True or False?

1. A teenager raised millions for charity. False

2. The man’s first goal was always to raise £1 million. False

3.  Captain Moore fought in World War II. True

4. He is raising money for himself.  False

5. People want him to become a knight. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. Captain Tom Moore wanted to raise £1000 by walking.

2. He wanted to walk around his garden 100 times.

3. His charity attempt went viral online.

4. He is raising money to help the health service.

5. They need extra help because of Covid-19.

Listening and Vocabulary

Incredibly Massive Health
Celebrate Government Special
  1. Health
  2. Celebrate
  3. Massive
  4. Special
  5. Incredibly
  6. Government


Level 3

Match the Synonym!

1. Veteran A. Goal
2. Lap B. Disease
3. Objective C. Status
4. Standing D. Signatures
5. Pandemic E. Become a knight.
6. Contribution F. Soldier
7. Laud G. Donation
8. Petition H. Praise
9. Knighted I. Go around a track.


  1. Veteran = F. Soldier
  2. Lap = I. Go around a track.
  3. Objective = A. Goal
  4. Standing = C. Status
  5. Pandemic = B. Disease
  6. Contribution = G. Donation
  7. Laud = H. Praise
  8. Petition = D. Signatures
  9. Knighted = E. Become a knight

True or False?

1. Captain Moore is an American World War II veteran. False

2. He raised money to pay for his health problems. False

3. Captain Moore wanted to reach his goal by his 100th birthday. True

4. Captain Moore’s first goal was £1 million. False

5. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge donated to Captain Moore’s cause. True

6. Many media outlets have requested an interview with Captain Moore. True

7.  Captain Moore has fortunately never had cancer. False

8.  Healthcare workers have not been under a lot of pressure recently. False

9. The UK government has faced criticism. True

10. Although his actions have been great, most people don’t think Captain Moore should be knighted. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. He wanted to complete 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday.

2. Captain Moore has received support from people around the UK.

3. Captain Moore wanted to raise money to thank NHS workers.

4. The UK government has come under criticism.

5. There have been floods of gratitude from across the UK.

Listening and Vocabulary

Gratitude Treatment Millions
Page Currently Requests
Argued Pressure Garden
  1. Page
  2. Garden
  3. Millions
  4. Requests
  5. Treatment
  6. Pressure
  7. Argued
  8. Gratitude
  9. Currently