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Teens & Adults

On March 11, 2020, the WHO officially declared the coronavirus (COVID-19) a "pandemic." In this lesson, students read about pandemics and discuss how people and governments can deal with them. This lesson includes grammar practice with suffixes.

  • wipe out
  • immunity
  • merchant
  • respiratory
  • contagious
  • seasonal
  • elderly
  • vaccinate
  • victim
  • panic
  • suffixes
  • adjectives
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • vocabulary review
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • grammar review
  • research
Task Content
  • Warm-Up Video(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Grammar Review(Reference)
  • Grammar Practice(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Research(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)