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3.11 Somewhere Safe

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Published: 3.04.2018
Level 3   |   Time: 2:43
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

Mr. Evans helps Mrs. Beatty find a safe place for her next vacation.


    

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  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

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  • a natural disaster [n] - a natural event (like a flood or earthquake) that causes a lot of damage or death
  • a flood [n] - overflowing of water, usually from heavy rainfall
  • a landslide [n] - the sliding down of dirt or rocks from a mountain or cliff
  • hurricane [n] - a storm with very strong wind, usually in the Caribbean
  • a tornado [n] - very strong rotating wind
  • monsoon [n] - heavy rain and strong wind, usually Southeast Asia
  • an earthquake [n] - a sudden and violent shaking of the ground

[n] - noun


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Mr. Evans Marie
Mr. Evans Mrs. Beatty
  • Mr. Evans works in a travel agency.
  • Mrs. Beatty is one of her customers.

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  1. Where does Mrs. Beatty usually travel?
    European cities
    European beaches
    Asian cities

  2. What does she want from her next vacation?
    someplace safe
    someplace cheap
    someplace exciting
    someplace different
    someplace not close to a city

  3. What does Mrs. Beatty dislike about California?
    It has tornados.
    It has earthquakes.
    It has floods.
    It has too much crime.

  4. What are the advantages of going to Thailand?
    It is cheap.
    It is quiet.
    It has beautiful beaches.
    It has handsome men.

  5. Why doesn't Mrs. Beatty want to go to Thailand?
    It has tornados.
    It has earthquakes.
    It has floods.
    It had a monsoon.

  6. What does Mrs. Beatty dislike about Australia?
    It has tornados.
    It has earthquakes.
    It has floods.
    It has too much crime.

  7. What does Mrs. Beatty dislike about Jamaica?
    It has landslides.
    It has earthquakes.
    It has floods.
    It has hurricanes.

  8. What does Mrs. Beatty dislike about South Africa?
    It has landslides.
    It has earthquakes
    It has floods.
    It had a monsoon.

  9. What does Mrs. Beatty dislike about Hawaii?
    It has landslides.
    It has earthquakes
    It has floods.
    It has hurricanes.

  10. What are the advantages of going to Finland?
    It is safe.
    It is wild.
    It is beautiful.
    It is unlike other parts of Europe.


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Directions: 1) Read the conversation and decide which article is correct. 2) Listen and check your answers.

  • So, Mrs. Beatty, you're looking for (an) exciting place for your next vacation.
  • I usually travel to (Ø) major cities in (Ø) Europe, but this time I want to go (Ø) someplace different–– (Ø) someplace away from (the) city––as long as it’s safe.
  • How about (Ø) California? (The) Big Sur area is spectacular.
  • (Ø) California has (Ø) lots of earthquakes, doesn’t it?
  • Well, they have (Ø) earthquakes occasionally, but not very often.
  • But it does have (Ø) earthquakes.
  • Yes.
  • I’m not going.
  • OK. How about (Ø) someplace in (Ø) Asia?
  • (A) beach in Thailand?
  • (Ø) Ko Chang has (Ø) beautiful beaches, and it’s very quiet there.
  • (A) quiet beach sounds nice. But they said on (the) news there’s (a) monsoon in Thailand.
  • But (the) monsoon will be over by (the) time you go.
  • What else can you recommend?
  • (Ø) Australia. (The) Australian Outback is amazing.
  • I’ve heard they have (Ø) tornadoes in (Ø) Australia.
  • Well, some parts . . .
  • Where else?
  • (Ø) Jamaica?
  • (Ø) Hurricanes.
  • (Ø) South Africa?
  • (Ø) Floods.
  • (Ø) Hawaii?
  • (Ø) Landslides.
  • You know (a) lot about (Ø) natural disasters, don’t you, Mrs. Beatty? Let’s see. What about (Ø) Finland?
  • (Ø) Finland?
  • It’s wild, beautiful, and very different from (Ø) other parts of (Ø) Europe. And (Ø) nothing bad ever happens in (Ø) Finland.
  • (Ø) Finland sounds good. I’ll go to (Ø) Finland.
  • Great. I’ll book your tickets.





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Mr. Evans: So, Mrs. Beatty, you’re looking for an exciting place for your next vacation.
Mrs. Beatty: I usually travel to major cities in Europe, but this time I want to go someplace different––someplace away from the city––as long as it’s safe.
Mr. Evans: How about California? The Big Sur area is spectacular.
Mrs. Beatty: California has lots of earthquakes, doesn’t it?
Mr. Evans: Well, they have earthquakes occasionally, but not very often.
Mrs. Beatty: But it does have earthquakes.
Mr. Evans: Yes.
Mrs. Beatty: I’m not going.
Mr. Evans: OK. How about someplace in Asia? A beach in Thailand? Ko Chang has beautiful beaches, and it’s very quiet there.
Mrs. Beatty: A quiet beach sounds nice. But they said on the news there’s a monsoon in Thailand.
Mr. Evans: But the monsoon will be over by the time you go.
Mrs. Beatty: What else can you recommend?
Mr. Evans: Australia. The Australian outback is amazing.
Mrs. Beatty: I’ve heard they have tornadoes in Australia.
Mr. Evans: Well, some parts . . .
Mrs. Beatty: Where else?
Mr. Evans: Jamaica?
Mrs. Beatty: Hurricanes.
Mr. Evans: South Africa?
Mrs. Beatty: Floods.
Mr. Evans: Hawaii?
Mrs. Beatty: Landslides.
Mr. Evans: You know a lot about natural disasters, don’t you, Mrs. Beatty? Let’s see. What about Finland?
Mrs. Beatty: Finland?
Mr. Evans: It’s wild, beautiful, and very different from other parts of Europe. And nothing bad ever happens in Finland.
Mrs. Beatty: Finland sounds good. I’ll go to Finland.
Mr. Evans: Great. I’ll book your tickets.



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