Putin Friend to the USA

[World News ★]

97_putin_ruso

(P1) This news is about Russia and the USA. The USA says that Russia did a cyberattack. It says that it was a cyberattack on Hillary Clinton’s election campaign.

(P2) US President Obama reacts to this. He tells 35 Russian diplomats to leave the USA. Sergey Lavrov is the Russian foreign minister. He wants to tell American diplomats to leave. Russian President Putin, however, does not want this.

(P3) American diplomats stay in Moscow. Putin wants to work with the USA.

WORDS: 80

SOURCE: http://www.newsinlevels.com/products/putin-friend-to-the-usa-level-1/

VOCABULARY: cyber attack, election, reacts, diplomats, minister

DISCUSSION QUESTIONS:

If you found the passage difficult to read or had problems understanding specific words or idiomatic expressions, please discuss them with your tutor. The following discussion questions should be answered in your own words and with your own arguments.

  1. Briefly, summarize the content of the article in your own words.
  2. Do you think Russia did a cyberattack on the USA? Why or why not?
  3. Do you agree with Obama’s reaction? Why or why not?
  4. Do you think Putin really wants to work with the USA? Why or why not?

READING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS:

  1. The article is about ___________ and the _________.
  2. Russia does a cyberattack on ______________________.
  3. How many Russian diplomats does Obama tell to leave the USA?
  4. Who is the foreign minister of Russia?
  5. The American diplomats have to leave Russia. (T or F)

EXPRESSIONS or PHRASES:

What do the following expressions or phrases mean?

  • about Russia and the USA (P1)
  • to leave the USA (P2)
  • does not want this (P2)
  • stay in Moscow (P3)

Cambly Practice Button

One thought on “Putin Friend to the USA

  1. Pingback: Week122 | Cambly's Curated Articles

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s