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Jack Ma

In this lesson, students read about the self-made billionaire from China who founded Alibaba, a successful e-commerce site. This lesson includes a reading (with audio), comprehension questions, vocabulary review tasks, and discussion questions.

This lesson mentions the word "beer." Teacher discretion is advised.

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Vocabulary
  • founder
  • born with a silver spoon in one’s mouth
  • communist
  • rejection
  • translation
  • inspire
  • e-commerce
  • invest
  • ambassador
  • open doorways
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • writing task
  • speaking task
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Timeline(Sequencing)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)