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COVID-19 – Simple Past

In this lesson, students read three true, positive stories about the COVID-19 pandemic that use the simple past in context. They also answer comprehension questions. More tasks are available in the digital version, including vocabulary practice, grammar review exercises, and discussion questions.

Vocabulary
  • lockdown
  • emergency
  • concert
  • houseplant
  • donate
  • raise money
  • goal
  • lap
  • knight
  • celebrity
  • government
  • essential
  • pillow
  • disease
  • pandemic
Grammar
  • simple past
PDF Content
  • reading
  • comprehension
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Grammar Preview A(Matching)
  • Story A(Reference)
  • Comprehension A(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Practice A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Grammar Preview B(Matching)
  • Story B(Reference)
  • Comprehension B(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Practice B(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Preview C(Matching)
  • Grammar Preview C(Matching)
  • Story C(Reference)
  • Comprehension C(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Practice C(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)