72 american dream

The American Dream

  • Int
  • 2–3 hours
  • 6

Students read about “The American Dream” and discuss how they would define it. This lesson includes punctuation practice using apostrophes with words ending in -s.

Lesson Audio
Lesson Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • listening with gap-fill
  • video task
Vocabulary
  • from rags to riches
  • epic
  • origin
  • foundation
  • in pursuit of
  • claim
  • put food on the table
  • necessity
  • materialistic
  • do whatever it takes
  • corrupt
  • foreign affairs