- Preview the vocabulary and read the gapfill text.
- Play the news report and try to fill in the blanks.
- Answer the comprehension questions by writing full sentences.
- Use the discussion question to write an essay or discuss the story with other students.
- Click "show Answers" to see the full text.
- Pretend to be a news anchor by reading each story out loud.
Katy Perry Offers Service To Hillary Clinton
dateline: 24 June 2014
- Secretary of State: the head of the Department of State (in the US); in charge of foreign affairs
- memoir: non-fiction, reflective writing about one’s own life
- bite one’s tongue: to not respond even though you want to
- hold one’s breath: to be nervous; to wait with anticipation
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