Per-level Intermediate: Disaster Preparedness (Review)

PART A_1

In this lesson, you will be able to:
learn words when talking about disaster preparedness
express your opinions about specific topics

PART B_1

Please study the picture below. Then, describe it in as much detail as you can.

PART B_2

disaster-preparedness---zel-highres (1)

Answer:
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PART B_3

Now, let me ask you a question about the picture.

PART B_4

1. What are some of the natural disasters?
Answer:

PART B_5

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. Some of the natural disasters are fire, storm, flood, tornado, and earthquake.

PART B_6

Choose the correct meaning of the underlined word in each sentence.

PART B_7

1. The town was declared a disaster area after the floods.
a. [noun] a very strong wind
b. [noun] a sudden event that causes great harm or damage
c. [verb] to travel or move to another place
2. Thousands of buildings collapsed during the earthquake.
a. [noun] a sudden movement of the ground, often causing great damage
b. [verb] to offer to do something that you do not have to do
c. [noun] a written or spoken description of an event
3. We need a first aid kit in case of emergency.
a. [verb] to be in the right place or a suitable place
b. [noun] an extreme weather condition with very strong wind and heavy rain
c. [noun] a serious situation that requires immediate action
4. We believe the fire prevention is really important.
a. [noun] a mass of cloud consisting of small drops of water near the surface of the earth
b. [noun] an act of stopping something from happening
c. [noun] an event not intended by anyone but which has a negative result
5. A tornado might hit this country.
a. [noun] a strong, dangerous wind that looks like an upside-down cone
b. [adjective] very important and needing attention immediately
c. [noun] something or someone that may harm you

PART B_8

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. b. [noun] a sudden event that causes great harm or damage
2. a. [noun] a sudden movement of the ground, often causing great damage
3. c. [noun] a serious situation that requires immediate action
4. b. [noun] an act of stopping something from happening
5. a. [noun] a strong, dangerous wind that looks like an upside-down cone

PART C_1

Please construct your own sentences using the following words.

PART C_2

1. tornado Answer: .
2. earthquake Answer: .
3. emergency Answer: .
4. disaster Answer: .
5. prevention Answer: .

PART C_3

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)

PART D_1

Please complete each sentence by choosing the correct answer in the box below.

PART D_2

earthquake storm emergency
tornado prevention disaster
1. They are giving out ____________ supplies before a heavy storm hits the city.
2. The government has promised a full investigation into the ____________.
3. ____________ winds sometimes occur in the west section.
4. There were multiple ____________ shocks last summer.
5. They will provide general guidance on fire ____________.

PART D_3

Now, let us review your answers.
(Please review your student’s answers by sending the correct answers in complete sentences. After that, ask your student to read aloud his or her corrected answers.)
ANSWERS
1. They are giving out emergency supplies before a heavy storm hits the city.
2. The government has promised a full investigation into the disaster.
3. Tornado winds sometimes occur in the west section.
4. There were multiple earthquake shocks last summer.
5. They will provide general guidance on fire prevention.

PART E_1

Let’s talk. Please answer the questions by stating your opinions.

PART E_2

1. Some people say that it’s better to stay at home when a natural disaster happens. What do you think about that?
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2. Every household should always have emergency supplies at home. Do you agree or disagree?
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PART F_1

Now, I will ask you the following questions. You may ask questions, too.

PART F_2

1. Does it flood in your area?
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2. What do you think is the first thing to do when a disaster happens?
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3. What is the most common natural disaster in your area?
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4. What can you do to prepare in advance for a disaster?
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5. What do you think are the most common problems after a natural disaster?
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6. Do you think people should stay calm during a natural disaster?
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7. Do you think the internet can be helpful during a disaster?
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