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Oscar Niemeyer

Students read a brief bio about Brazilian architect, Oscar Niemeyer. In addition to comprehension questions and a vocabulary review, they discuss the idea of leaving behind a legacy.

This lesson mentions communism and political conflict. Teacher discretion is advised.

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Vocabulary
  • architect
  • passionate
  • studio
  • honorary
  • headquarters
  • a household name
  • ecstatic
  • ransack
  • dabble in
  • legacy
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)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)