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Ship Freed from Suez Canal

In this lesson featuring business content from The Washington Post, students read about a ship that blocked the Suez Canal, causing billions of dollars of damage to global trade. This lesson includes a review of modals of past regret.

Vocabulary
  • standstill
  • mammoth
  • tracking
  • high-stakes
  • wedge
  • salvage
  • undergo
  • rule out
  • commend
  • steep
  • impeccably
  • extraction
Grammar
  • modals of past regret
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Review: Modals of Past Regret(Reference)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)