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The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is a waterway passage that crosses the Central American country of Panama connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

This lesson describes the ways in which many workers died during the construction of the Panama Canal.

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Vocabulary
  • abandon
  • tow
  • locomotive
  • poisonous
  • progress
  • swamp
  • drain
  • breeding
  • cruise
  • feat
  • take over
  • lock
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)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review (Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)