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Level 1

Match the Synonym!

 1. Protest  A. All places.
 2. Everywhere  B. Treat bad for a bad action.
 3. Treat  C. Take to jail.
 4. Punish  D. Complain
 5. Arrest  E. Act

Answers:

  1. Protest = D. Complain
  2. Everywhere = A. All places.
  3. Treat = E. Act
  4. Punish = B. Treat bad for a bad action.
  5. Arrest = C. Take to jail.

True or False?

1.  There have been protests in the US. True

2. People are angry because a man killed a police officer. False

3. Police officers have killed black people many times. True

4. Protests against how black people are treated have happened before. False

5. People are angry because they think police officers get punished too much. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. There have been protests.

2. People are protesting against the police.

3. The man he killed was black.

4. This time people want things to change.

5. He would have been arrested.

Listening and Vocabulary

Longer Officer Until
Angry Normal Started
  1. Started
  2. Officer
  3. Until
  4. Angry
  5. Normal
  6. Longer

Level 2

Match the Synonym!

 1. Protest  A. Many
 2. Arrest  B. Complain
 3. Numerous  C. Take a job.
 4. Punish  D. Take to jail.
 5. Fire  E. Bad treatment for a bad action.

Answers:

  1. Protest = B. Complain
  2. Arrest =  D. Take to jail.
  3. Numerous = A. Many
  4. Punish = E. Bad treatment for a bad action.
  5. Fire = C. Take a job.

True or False?

1. There have been protests in a few states in the US. False

2. People are protesting against the police. True

3. A man killed a police officer. False

4. Police have treated black people badly for many years. True

5. Many people think police officers are punished too much. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. There have been protests in the US.

2. People are protesting against the police.

3. This is because a police officer killed a black man.

4. This time, people want things to change.

5. All of the police officers were fired.

Listening and Vocabulary

Against History Started
Normally Arrested Officers
  1. Started
  2. Against
  3. History
  4. Normally
  5. Officers
  6. Arrested

Level 3

Match the Synonym!

1. Counterfeit A. Anger
2. Outrage B. Smaller group.
3. Brutality C. Guiltless
4. Garner D. Boat port.
5. Innocent E. Fake
6. Scrutiny F. Point of anger.
7. Minorities G. Gather
8. Harbour H. Analysis
9. Boiling point I. Violence

Answers:

  1. Counterfeit = E. Fake
  2. Outrage = A. Anger
  3. Brutality = I. Violence
  4. Garner = G. Gather
  5. Innocent = C. Guiltless
  6. Scrutiny = H. Analysis
  7. Minorities = B. Smaller group.
  8. Harbour = D. Boat port.
  9. Boiling point = F. Point of anger.

True or False?

1. Mass protests have broken out over the coronavirus in the US. False

2. George Floyd was an American police officer. False

3. People are infuriated that police officers have killed so many black citizens. True

4. George Floyd was killed when a police officer pressed his knee into his neck. True

5. George Floyd never voiced that he couldn’t breathe.  False

6. There is a long history of police brutality in the US. True

7.  This is the first time people have protested police brutality. False

8. Videos of police attacking innocent people have been shared online.  True

9. The police have not harmed journalists.   False

10. In the UK, protesters removed a statue of a slave trader. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. Mass protests have been taking place all across the US.

2. The video shows him being held on the ground by the police officer.

3. The killing caused outrage across the US.

4. This time, the protests have been bigger than ever.

5. In Bristol, UK protesters tore down a statue.

Listening and Vocabulary

Capable Announced Posting
Measures Accidental Inappropriate
Local Majority Quality
  1.  Announced
  2. Measures
  3. Posting
  4. Majority
  5. Capable
  6. Local
  7. Quality
  8. Inappropriate
  9. Accidental