Học tiếng Anh cùng người nổi tiếng: Barack Obama

Học tiếng Anh cùng người nổi tiếng: Barack Obama

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THE READING / TAPESCRIPT

Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America. He is also the winner of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. He made history in 2008 when he won the U.S. presidential election. He is the first African American to be President. Obama's charisma, intelligence, and powerful speeches have made him extremely popular with many Americans. He has been very successful with his message for change.

Obama was born in Hawaii in 1961 to a black Kenyan father and white American mother. His parents divorced and his mother married an Indonesian man. Barack's family moved to Indonesia in 1967. He attended schools in Jakarta until he was ten years old, when he returned to Hawaii. Obama majored in political science and international relations at Columbia University in New York.

After four years in New York, Obama moved to Chicago. There, he worked as the director of a community project from 1985 to 1988. He entered Harvard Law School and became the first black president of the Harvard Law Review. Obama taught law at the University of Chicago Law School for twelve years. He became an Illinois Senator in 1996.

In 2004, Obama was elected as a U.S. Senator. He supported legislation on conservation, energy, immigration and honest leadership. Obama is currently battling with serious issues with the economy. He beat Mitt Romney to win a second term in office, despite a poor economy and high unemployment. He thanked voters by promising to spend his second term honoring their support, saying: "There's a lot more work to do."

249 words

SYNONYM MATCH: Match the words from the article on the left with their synonyms on the right. Are your answers the same as other students'?

Paragraphs 1 and 2

1.

United States of America

a.

very

2

charisma

b.

relocated

3.

extremely

c.

charm

4.

divorced

d.

went to

5.

moved

e.

the States

6.

attended

f.

separated

Paragraphs 3 and 4

7.

project

g.

lectured in

8.

entered

h.

time in office

9.

taught

i.

programme

10.

legislation

j.

presently

11

currently

k

enrolled in

12

term

l

laws

PHRASE MATCH: Match the following phrases from the article.

1.

Barack Obama is the 44th President

a.

him extremely popular

2

He is also the winner of the

b.

with serious issues

3.

powerful speeches have made

c.

on conservation

4.

Barack’s family moved

d.

of the United States

5.

Obama majored in political science

e.

high unemployment

6.

he worked as the director

f.

2009 Nobel Peace Prize

7.

the first black president of the

g.

to Indonesia in 1967

8.

He supported legislation

h.

Harvard Law Review

9.

Obama is currently battling

i.

and international relations

10.

despite a poor economy and

j.

of a community project

LISTENING GAP FILL:

Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America. ___________________ the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. He made history in 2008 when he won the U.S. presidential election. He is the first African American to be President. Obama's ___________________ powerful speeches ___________________ popular with many Americans. He has been very successful ___________________.

Obama was born in Hawaii in 1961 to a black Kenyan father and white American mother. ___________________ and his mother married an Indonesian man. Barack's ________________ Indonesia in 1967. He ___________________ Jakarta until he was ten years old, when he returned to Hawaii. Obama ___________________ science and international relations at Columbia University in New York.

___________________ New York, Obama moved to Chicago. There, he worked as the director of ___________________ from 1985 to 1988. He entered Harvard Law School and became the first ___________________ the Harvard Law Review. Obama ___________________ University of Chicago Law School for twelve years. He became an Illinois Senator in 1996.

In 2004, Obama ___________________ Senator. He supported legislation on conservation, energy, immigration and honest leadership. Obama is ___________________ serious issues such as the economy. He beat Mitt Romney to win a ___________________, despite a poor economy and high unemployment. He thanked voters by promising to spend his second term ___________________, saying: "There's a lot more work to do."

PUT THE TEXT BACK TOGETHER

Number these lines in the correct order.

Number these lines in the correct order.

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he was ten years old, when he returned to Hawaii. Obama majored in political science and international relations at Columbia University in New York.

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promising to spend his second term honoring their support, saying: "There's a lot more work to do."

( )

mother married an Indonesian man. Barack's family moved to Indonesia in 1967. He attended schools in Jakarta until

( )

School for twelve years. He became an Illinois Senator in 1996.

( )

immigration and honest leadership. Obama is currently battling with serious issues such as the economy. He beat Mitt Romney to

( )

Prize. He made history in 2008 when he won the U.S. presidential election. He is the first African

( )

In 2004, Obama was elected as a U.S. Senator. He supported legislation on conservation, energy,

( )

win a second term in office, despite a poor economy and high unemployment. He thanked voters by

( )

popular with many Americans. He has been very successful with his message for change.

( )

American to be President. Obama's charisma, intelligence, and powerful speeches have made him extremely

( )

Obama was born in Hawaii in 1961 to a black Kenyan father and white American mother. His parents divorced and his

( )

black president of the Harvard Law Review. Obama taught law at the University of Chicago Law

( )

project from 1985 to 1988. He entered Harvard Law School and became the first

( 1 )

Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America. He is also the winner of the 2009 Nobel Peace

( )

After four years in New York, Obama moved to Chicago. There, he worked as the director of a community

SCRAMBLED SENTENCES

With your partner, put the words back into the correct order.

1.

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2.

also is He Prize Peace Nobel 2009 the of winner the.

3.

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4.

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5.

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6.

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7.

He an Senator 1996 became Illinois in

8.

Senator was a as U.S. Obama elected

9.

legislation conservation on supported He

10.

a do more There's work lot . to

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