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Louis Armstrong

Louis Armstrong is an American jazz legend. Though he loved music as a child, he had no money to buy an instrument. He was arrested at the age of twelve and the experience changed his life.

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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)