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Level 1

Match the Synonym!

 1. Theme park  A. Difficult
 2. Reopen  B. Not smile.
 3. Shout  C. Open again.
 4. Challenge  D. Fun place.
 5. Serious  E. Scream


  1. Theme park = D. Fun place.
  2. Reopen = C. Open again.
  3. Shout = E. Scream
  4. Challenge = A. Difficult
  5. Serious = B. Not smile.

True or False?

1.  The theme park is near Shanghai, China. False

2. The theme park closed because of the coronavirus. True

3. People are not allowed to scream on the rides. True

4. People have been asked to smile on the rides. False

5. The theme park will punish people if they don’t follow the rule. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. There is a theme park in Japan.

2. It has 6 rollercoasters.

3. People on rollercoasters often shout.

4. They have started a challenge.

5. They hope that everyone will.

Listening and Vocabulary

Near Rule Strange
Serious Help Owners
  1. Near
  2. Strange
  3. Help
  4. Serious
  5. Owners
  6. Rule


Level 2

Match the Synonym!

 1. Pandemic  A. Stay
 2. Remain  B.  Special
 3. Serious  C. Disease
 4. Unique  D. Choice
 5.  Optional  E. No smile.


  1. Pandemic = C. Disease
  2. Remain = A. Stay
  3. Serious = E. No smile.
  4. Unique = B. Special.
  5. Optional = D. Choice

True or False?

1. The theme park has 6 big water rides. False

2. The theme park is still closed because of the coronavirus. False

3. Fuji-Q Highland is trying to keep visitors safe. True

4. The coronavirus can easily spread through talking and screaming. True

5. The theme park will punish people who don’t follow the new rule. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. There is a theme park in Japan.

2. The riders are being asked to remain quiet.

3. Many people see it as part of the fun.

4. The unique rules have impressed people.

5. Many of the rules in Japan have been optional.

Listening and Vocabulary

Distant Actually Passes
Impressed Near Expects
  1. Near
  2. Distant
  3. Actually
  4. Passes
  5. Impressed
  6. Expects


Level 3

Match the Synonym!

1. Novel A. Doubtful
2. Refrain B. Expect
3. Droplet C. Comfort
4. Pass D. Liquid
5. Reassure E. Close
6. Shutdown F. Unusual
7. Anticipate G. Represent
8. Reluctant H. Stop
9. Depict I. Ticket


  1. Novel = F. Unusual
  2. Refrain = H. Stop
  3. Droplet = D. Liquid
  4. Pass = I. Ticket
  5. Reassure = C. Comfort
  6. Shutdown = E. Close
  7. Anticipate = B. Expect
  8. Reluctant = A. Doubtful
  9. Depict = G. Represent

True or False?

1.  A theme park in Jakarta is using unique methods to keep their guests safe. False

2. The theme park near Tokyo has asked people to keep their hands in their pockets at all times.  False

3. Fuji-Q Highland has remained opened throughout the coronavirus pandemic. False

4. Guests will not be reprimanded if they don’t follow the new rule. True

5. The theme park has created a game to make the new rule more fun and engage visitors. True

6. Guests who look the most serious in their photos will win cash prizes. False

7. The majority of Japanese people follow rules without needing punishments. True

8. Most businesses around the world have thrived throughout the pandemic. False

9. Many people are hesitant to go to public places these days.  True

10.  Two Fuji-Q Highland executives filmed a video to promote the #KeepASeriousFace challenge. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. The theme park is trying to limit the spread of Covid-19.

2. The new rule is part of a string of measures.

3. The theme park will be hosting the challenge until July 17.

4. However, this is not uncommon in Japan.

5. People are reluctant to go to places with large crowds.

Listening and Vocabulary

Seriously Damaged Uncommon
Appears Hosting Guests
Effort String Distant
  1. Guests
  2. String
  3. Seriously
  4. Hosting
  5. Uncommon
  6. Distant
  7. Damaged
  8. Effort
  9. Appears