Lesson Title: 

In Addition to Syria and Turkey, Saudi Arabia Is Also Against a Federal System in Iraq

This piece talks about the relationship between Syria and Turkey, and it reflects the fear of neighboring countries toward Iraq, such as Syria, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia. Specifically, the division of Iraq's land and the establishment of a federal state by the Kurds in the north of Iraq cause the fear.


  • Kurdish, Sorani


  • Economics/Politics

ILR Level: 

  • 3+/4

ACTFL Proficiency: 

  • Distinguished, Superior
  • This ACTFL rating is an approximation based on the ILR level


  • Reading

Learning Objective: 

  • Maintenance & Improvement

Subject Area: 

  • Language

Material Type: 

  • Learning Object

Publication Year: 




Requires/Tested with: 

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