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Level 1

Match the Synonym!

1. Assassinate A. Agree
2. Parole B. Kill
3. Support C. Let free.
4. Release D. Prison release.
5. Hearing E. Court meeting.

Answers:

  1. Assasinate = B. Kill
  2. Parole = D. Prison release.
  3. Support = A. Agree
  4. Release = C. Let free.
  5. Hearing = E. Court meeting.

True or False?

1. Both Robert and John F. Kennedy were assassinated. True

2. The killer was never found. False

3. This is the first time Sirhan has tried to get parole. False

4. Two of Kennedy’s children support Sirhan’s parole. True

5. Six of Kennedy’s children will fight Sirhan’s parole. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1968.

2. Robert Kennedy was running for president.

3. The police caught him right away.

4. They said that it would be very painful.

5. The decision will be looked at for 90 days.

Listening and Vocabulary

CaughtParoleFight
ReleasedBrotherDisagree
  1. Brother
  2. Caught
  3. Parole
  4. Fight
  5. Released
  6. Disagree

Level 2

Match the Synonym!

 1. Assassinate A. Sadden
 2. Sentence B. Disagree
 3. Parole C. Punishment
 4. Oppose D. Prison release.
 5. Devastate E. Kill

Answers:

  1. Assassinate = E. Kill
  2. Sentence = C. Punishment
  3. Parole = D. Prison release
  4. Oppose = B. Disagree
  5. Devastate = A. Sadden

True or False?

1. Both Robert and John F. Kennedy were assassinated. True

2. John F. Kennedy was running for president when he was assassinated. False

3. Robert Kennedy was killed in his home. False

4. Sirhan was originally given a death sentence. True

5. Six of Kennedy’s children support Sirhan’s release. False

Unscramble the sentence!

1. John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963 while he was president of the USA.

2. He had just won an important vote in California.

3. He gave a speech at a hotel in Los Angeles.

4. They said that they were devastated.

5. The parole hearing is just the first step.

Listening and Vocabulary

SplitOpposeRunning
DenyOriginallyAgainst
  1. Running
  2. Originally
  3. Oppose
  4. Split
  5. Deny
  6. Against

Level 3

Match the Synonym!

1. AftermathA. Prisoner release.
2. EntourageB. Change
3. MotiveC. Group
4. AttributeD. Regret
5. ParoleE. Reason
6. AdequateF. Cause suffering.
7. RemorseG. After-effects
8. InflictH. Give cause.
9. AmendI. Acceptable

Answers:

  1. Aftermath = G. After-effects
  2. Entourage = C. Group
  3. Motive = E. Reason
  4. Attribute = H. Give cause.
  5. Parole = A. Prisoner release.
  6. Adequate = I. Acceptable
  7. Remorse = D. Regret
  8. Inflict = F. Cause suffereing.
  9. Amend = B. Change

True or False?

1. Robert and John F. Kennedy were both assassinated in the 1960s. True

2. Robert Kennedy was assassinated in his own home. False

3. Martin Luther King Jr. was good friends with Robert Kennedy. True

4. Robert Kennedy had just won the California primary before he was killed. True

5. The Secret Service did not protect presidential candidates in the 1960s. True

6. An elderly man heard Kennedy’s last words. False

7. Sirhan was never a supporter of Robert Kennedy. False

8. Kennedy was a strong supporter of Isreal. True

9. All of Robert Kennedy’s children are against Sirhan’s parole. False

10. The Governor of California has the power to decline the parole decision. True

Unscramble the sentence!

1. The renowned civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr had been assassinated just two months before.

2. He lost consciousness shortly after and never woke up again.

3. It’s believed that Sirhan also had psychological issues which played a part in his decision.

4. Sirhan was originally sentenced to death as punishment for the assassination.

5. They have the ability to decline or approve the release of Sirhan.

Listening and Vocabulary

SubmittedAccompaniedInjured
DevastationConflictOversimplification
CampaigningHealDeclining
  1. Campaigning
  2. Heal
  3. Accompanied
  4. Injured
  5. Conflict
  6. Oversimplification
  7. Submitted
  8. Devastation
  9. Declining