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Level 1

Match the Synonym!

 1. Cancer  A. Surprised
 2. Shocked  B. Disease
 3. Diagnose  C. So sad.
 4. Absolutely  D. Reason for illness.
 5. Devastated  E. Totally


  1. Cancer = B. Disease
  2. Shocked = A. Suprised
  3. Diagnose = D. Reason for illness.
  4. Absolutely = E. Totally
  5. Devastated = C. So sad.

True or False?

1. Chadwick Boseman was in Marvel movies.  True

2. Most people knew Boseman would die from cancer soon. False

3.  T’Challa was a character in the movie Black Panther. True

4.  Chadwick Boseman did not film any movies while he had cancer. False

5. Boseman played a famous football player. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. The news has shocked people.

2. Only his friends and family knew.

3. He was diagnosed with cancer.

4. He also played the famous singer.

5. Chadwick was special.

Listening and Vocabulary

Social Around Famous
Played Shocked Lawyer
  1.  Played
  2. Shocked
  3. Famous
  4. Lawyer
  5. Around

Level 2

Match the Synonym!

 1. Suffering  A. Choose
 2. General  B. Feel bad for.
 3. Nominate  C. In pain.
 4. Sympathy  D. Sad
 5. Devastated  E. Include most.


  1. Suffering = C. In pain.
  2. General = E. Include most.
  3. Nominate = A. Choose
  4. Sympathy = B. Feel bad for.
  5. Devastated = D. Sad

True or False?

1. Chadwick Boseman acted in Marvel movies. True

2.  Boseman had only just gotten cancer in 2020. False

3. Most people throughout the world knew he would die of cancer soon. False

4.   Black Panther was the first black superhero in the MCU. True

5.  Black Panther was not nominated for an Oscar. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. The news has shocked people around the world.

2. Only his friends and family knew.

3. He is also famous for playing many important people.

4. He was the first black superhero.

5. This is beyond heartbreaking.

Listening and Vocabulary

Important Court Bright
Heartbreaking  Since Successful
  1. Since
  2. Bright
  3. Important
  4. Court
  5. Successful
  6. Heartbreaking

Level 3

Match the Synonym!

1. Shockwave A. Occurrence
2. Preview B. Excitement
3. Sensation C. Famous
4. Surpass D. Back of coat.
5. Phenomenon E. Widespread surprise.
6. Pave F. Significant
7. Coattail G. Go beyond.
8. Influential H. Create a path.
9. Prominent I. Early viewing.


  1. Shockwave = E. Widespread surprise.
  2. Preview = I. Early viewing.
  3. Sensation = B. Excitement
  4. Surpass = G. Go beyond.
  5. Phenomenon = A. Occurrence
  6. Pave = H. Create a path.
  7. Coattail = D. Back of coat.
  8. Influential = F. Significant
  9. Prominent = C. Famous

True or False?

1. Chadwick Boseman played a superhero in Marvel films. True

2. Boseman’s passing did not come as a surprise to most of the public.  False

3. The Marvel universe already had several black superhero films before Black Panther. False

4. Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016. True

5. Chadwick Boseman was only able to take part in two films after his diagnosis.  False

6.  Netflix delayed the preview of a movie starring Chadwick Boseman. True

7. Black Panther made more money than any other solo superhero movie. True

8. Marvel has not yet planned to make an Asian led superhero film. False

9. Jackie Robinson  was the first black Major League Baseball player. True

10.  Chadwick Boseman played many influential people. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. The news sent shockwaves around the world.

2. Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2016.

3. Since 2016, Boseman has starred in ten movies.

4. It paved the way for other superhero movies.

5. Jackie Robinson was the first black baseball player.

Listening and Vocabulary

Passed Superhero Overnight
Acknowledged Diagnosis Suffering
Impact Worsened Breakout
  1. Passes
  2. Suffering
  3. Diagnosis
  4. Worsened
  5. Overnight
  6. Superhero
  7. Acknowledged
  8. Breakout
  9. Impact