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Richard Pryor

Famous People

Int – High Int

Richard Pryor is a Black American comedian who used comedy to fight racial injustice. His comedy has inspired many young Black comedians.

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Vocabulary
  • discrimination
  • talent
  • victim
  • amateur
  • disease
  • local
  • album
  • popular
  • a great deal of
  • humor
PDF Content
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)