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Soccer's Short-Lived Super League

That's News to Me

Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 9–12

In this lesson featuring modified content from The Washington Post, students learn about how plans for Europe's most popular soccer teams to come together and create a "super league" have been canceled. Students discuss related vocabulary and success in relation to sports. This lesson includes a speaking task.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading

Vocabulary

collapse
launch
astonishing
proposal
domestic
tournament
annual
jeopardize
antithesis
defend
A spinning paper plane