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Word formation: Son of Hamas

This week my C2 students will be writing a book review, so we’ll need to brush up a bit on some C2ish /si: tu:i ʃ/ vocabulary. So here’s a book review from Amazon, converted into a word formation activity, just to get started.

Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue and Unthinkable Choices

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Vocabulary

C1-C2 Word formation Sons of Hamas

Read the text and  complete the text with a form of the word in capitals. 

Activity by Serena

Son of Hamas is now available with an 1) ... (NEW) chapter about events since the books release such as the revelation of Mosabs Israeli intelligence 2)... (HAND)  true identity, and Homeland Securitys effort to deport the author.Since he was a small boy, Mosab Hassan Yousef has had an inside view of the 3) ... (DEAD)  terrorist group Hamas. The oldest son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, a 4) ... (FOUND) member of Hamas and its most popular leader, young Mosab assisted his father for years in his political activities while being groomed to assume his legacy, politics, status ... and power. But everything changed when Mosab turned away from terror and violence, and embraced instead the 5) ... (TEACH)of another famous Middle East leader.In Son of Hamas, Mosab reveals new information about the worlds most dangerous terrorist organization and 6) ... (VIEL)  the truth about his own role, his agonizing separation from family and 7)... (HOME), the dangerous decision to make his 8) ... (FIND) faith public, and his belief that the Christian mandate to love your enemies is the only way to peace in the Middle East.

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