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Angela Merkel

Famous People

High Int

Teens & Adults

In this lesson, students read about the former chancellor of Germany. They discuss the refugee crisis and practice spotting common English errors.

This lesson mentions terrorism and ISIS. Teacher discretion is advised.

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  • migrate
  • spokesperson
  • merge
  • parliament
  • scandal
  • coalition
  • keep / stay afloat
  • abolish
  • conscription
  • poll
  • cap
  • dem
  • common writing errors
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • spot and fix the common error
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • Timeline(Sequencing)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Vocabulary Review(Multiple-Choice)
  • Common Errors(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)