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Level 1 |Level 2 | Level 3

Level 1

Match the Synonym!

 1. Worry A. Vacation
 2. Income B. Nervous
 3. Break C. Target
 4. Charity  D. Money
 5. Goal E. Helpful group.


  1. Worry = B. Nervous
  2. Income = D. Money
  3. Break = A. Vacation
  4. Charity = E. Helpful group.
  5. Goal = C. Target

True or False?

1. Marcus Rashford is a famous baseball player. False

2. Rashford is worried about children. True

3. Some children get free school meals in the UK. True

4. Rashford wrote an email to the UK government. False

5. Rashford has helped feed more than 4 million adults. False

Unscramble the sentence!

  1. There is a famous footballer.

2. Rashford is working hard.

3. He is worried about children.

4. Children get free school meals.

5. Many people have given him money.

Listening and Vocabulary

  1. Footballer
  2. Holidays
  3. Low
  4. Meals
  5. During
  6. Given

Level 2

Match the Synonym!

 1. Poverty A. Work together.
 2. Income B. Helpful group.
 3. Partnering C. Poor
 4. Charity D. People
 5. Humanity E. Money


  1. Poverty = C. Poor
  2. Income = E. Money
  3. Partnering = A. Work together
  4. Charity = E. Money
  5. Humanity = D. People

True or False?

1. Marcus Rashford is a famous baseball player. False

2. Rashford is worried about adults being hungry. False

3. Children from low-income families get free meals in the UK. True

4. Rashford wrote a letter to the UK government. True

5.  The UK government said they would feed children during winter. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. There is a famous footballer in the UK.

2. Rashford has been working hard.

3. He wants no children to be hungry.

4. Rashford has been working to change this.

5. There was a vote in parliament.

Listening and Vocabulary

  1. Footballer
  2. Breaks
  3. Lockdown
  4. Announced
  5. Pushing
  6. Support

Level 3

Match the Synonym!

1. PleadA. Illogical
2. VulnerableB. At risk.
3. PovertyC. Signatures
4. UnderlineD. Emphasise
5. DiscrepancyE. Plan
6. VoucherF. Supplying
7. SchemeG. Beg
8. PetitionH. Coupon
9. ProvisionI. Poor


  1. Plead = G. Beg
  2. Vulnerable = B. At risk.
  3. Poverty = I. Poor
  4. Underline = D. Emphasise
  5. Discrepancy = A. Illogical
  6. Voucher = H. Coupon
  7. Scheme = E. Plan
  8. Petition = C. Signatures
  9. Provision = F. Supplying

True or False?

1.  Marcus Rashford is a prominent US baseball player. False

2. Rashford has been working tirelessly to provide meals for the elderly. False

3. Poverty is on the rise all around the world. True

4. Rashford’s ultimate goal is to end poverty in every country. False

5.  Every child receives free school meals in the UK. False

6. Rashford partnered with a Manchester charity called FoodShare. True

7. Rashford has been providing meals to children for the last five years. False

8.  Rashford’s efforts started by feeding London children first. False

9. The letter Rashford wrote to the government was very successful. True

10. The UK government voted to not provide free meals to children during the winter holidays. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. Rashford has been working tirelessly to provide free meals.

2. Thus, Rashford is working to correct this.

3. Rashford’s initial goal was to feed 400,000 children.

4. Please reconsider your decision to cancel the food voucher scheme.

5. Rashford has vowed to continue his fight against child poverty.

Listening and Vocabulary

  1. Prominent
  2. Ultimate
  3. Session
  4. Nationwide
  5. Reconsider
  6. Announced
  7. Expansion
  8. Debate
  9. Lacked