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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Famous People


Teens & Adults

In this lesson, students read about Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first woman president of an African nation. They practice some new vocabulary and discuss the importance of having women as world leaders.

  • slave
  • settle
  • descendant
  • rural
  • rebellion
  • criticize
  • sentenced
  • flee
  • treason
  • defeat
  • promote
  • prosperity
PDF Content
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Useful Expressions(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Review(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)