Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Video: Words in the News - Weather

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In this short video from the BBC Learning English website, you will learn some words often used in the news for describing extreme weather conditions in the news. You will also do a short exercise to practise the vocabulary. Video time: 2-3 minutes. Activity time: 10 to 30 minutes.

Task: 1 Watch the video
2  Go down the page to the "Report and vocabulary" section. Read the transcript and look at the definitions of the words if necessary.
3 Watch the video again and read the text aloud at the same time as the speaker.
4 Go down to the "Exercise" section. Do the exercise and check your answers on the right.

Go to the activity here.

If you want to learn more vocabulary about extreme weather, go to this article from the Washington Post.


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