This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text describes in detail the history and formation of the ICRC and Red Crescent Movement. The text also describes the admirable contribution of the ICRC during WWI and WWII.
After carefully reading a text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, a definitions matching exercise and participate in an in class discussion on the ICRC and the broader concept of volunteer work. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.