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Task Description
Extreme weather vocabulary and listening activity from YouTube video - Education
Video details
Scene summary
Severe weather explanation, vocabulary focus
Video length
4 minutes 26 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
vocabulary
Vocabulary practice
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Elementary (A1), Pre-intermediate (A2), Intermediate (B1)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers
high-school
High schoolers
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Upload date
6/3/2022
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
is pretty excited because today's episode is all about it.
2. Choose the correct options.
Which one counts as severe weather?
Some light rain
A thunderstorm with heavy rain and lightning
3. Guess the end.
What examples of extreme weather does she mention? (say at least 3)
4. Choose the correct options.
What speed can tornadoes reach?
130 km/h
300 km/h
200 km/h
100 km/h
5. Match the two halves.
a flood
it happens when it rains too much and a river overflows
a hurricane
storms with high winds and heavy rain forming over warm oceans
a blizzard
a snow storm
a tornado
a spinning column of air from a thunderstorm cloud to the earth surface
6. Guess the end.
Extreme weather can be dangerous for...
7. Guess the end.
What can be a consequence of a drought?
8. Fill the gap.
Really strong thunderstorms can sometimes bringand high winds that can damage trees.
9. Choose the correct options.
Can be a consequence of heavy rain
a hillside
a mudslide
a slope
10. Guess the end.
What extreme weather conditions can you remember?
Discussion questions
1. What do you think the weather will be like in your country 50 years from now?
2. How has the weather in your country changed in the last ... years?
3. Is there anything humans can do to stop climate change or prevent extreme weather conditions?
Vocabulary list
slope
ground that has a natural incline, such as the side of a hill
mudslide
consequence of heavy rain, when a slope or hillside collapses
lightning
a brilliant flash in the sky during a storm
thunder
a loud noise produced during a storm. We hear it after lightning
tornado
a violent, spinning windstorm that forms on the earth surface
blizzard
a storm with snow, dry winds and intense cold
hurricane/typhoon/cyclone
a violent tropical storm forming over warm ocean waters
flood
a great flowing or overflowing of water, esp. over land not usually submerged
drought
a long period of dry weather
crops
Agriculturethe plant, or the product of a plant, produced while growing or when harvested
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Franceschina is from/lives in Spain and has been a member of iSLCollective since 2015-10-23. Franceschina last logged in on 2022-06-30, and has shared 1 resources on iSLCollective so far.
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