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3.12 An Epidemic in Finland

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Published: 3.12.2018
Level 3   |   Time: 1:54
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

After hearing about an epidemic in Finalnd, Mrs. Beatty wants to travel somewhere safer.


    

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

triangleVocabulary


  • an epidemic [n] - a major occurrence of an infectious disease in a community
  • urgent [adj] - an emergency
  • influenza [n] - the flu, a type of contagious viral infection or illnes
  • vaccinate [v] - treat (with a vaccine) to produce immunity against a disease
  • a vaccination [n] - a treatment (with a vaccine) to produce immunity against a disease
  • talk (something) over [phv] - discuss (something)

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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Mr. Evans Marie MRs. Beatty
Mr. Evans Marie Mrs. Beatty
  • Mr. Evans and Marie work in a travel agency.
  • Mrs. Beatty is one of their customers.
  • Mrs. Beatty has just booked a vacation with Mr. Evans.

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  1. Where is Mrs. Beatty planning to go?
    Helsinki
    Iceland
    Greenland

  2. What is the name of her hotel?
    The Palace Hotel
    The Prize Hotel
    The Paris Hotel

  3. What urgent problem did Mr. Woods tell Marie about on the phone?
    an earthquake
    an epidemic
    a tornado

  4. What did Mr. Woods do before he went on vacation?
    He bought insurance.
    He went shopping.
    He got a vaccination.

  5. What does Mr. Woods want to do?
    He wants a refund.
    He wants to fly to a new city.
    He wants to come home.

  6. How many people are sick?
    none
    three
    thrirteen

  7. Where is Mr. Woods?
    Sweden
    Iceland
    Finland

  8. What does Mr. Evans suggest Mrs. Beatty do before her trip?
    Get a vaccination.
    Choose a new hotel.
    Buy a bus ticket.

  9. What does Mr. Evans say could happen in this city?
    She could get robbed.
    She could get hit by a bus.
    She could make a new friend.

  10. What does Mr. Evans suggest he and Mrs. Beatty do together?
    Go on a trip together.
    Take a bus together.
    Go to lunch together.


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

  • Mr. Evans: OK, I just booked your tickets to Helsinki, Finland. You’ll be staying at the Palace Hotel.
  • That’s great.
  • Excuse me, Mr. Evans?
  • Yes, Marie?
  • Mr. Woods is on the phone. He (told me) (to tell you) it’s urgent.
  • Urgent?
  • He’s traveling you know.
  • Yes?
  • He (said) there’s some kind of epidemic.
  • What kind of epidemic?
  • It sounds like it’s that new influenza.
  • But he was vaccinated for that before he left.
  • I know. But he (told me) (to tell you) that he wants to fly home today.
  • On the Internet, it (says) only three people (are) sick. That is not an epidemic. And it’s not like anybody’s dying from this flu.
  • He (said) (he didn't want) want to be the first.
  • Mrs. Beatty: Where is he traveling, may I ask?
  • He’s in Finland.
  • Mrs. Beatty: Finland? I just booked tickets to Finland!
  • Mrs. Beatty, everything will be fine. You’ll get vaccinated, and you’ll have nothing to worry about.
  • Mrs. Beatty: I’m not going to Finland. You told me nothing bad ever happens in Finland.
  • Mrs. Beatty, I can’t think of anywhere in the world you can go and be completely safe. Right here in this city you could go outside and get hit by a bus. But you can’t let that stop you from doing the things you want to do. Look, why don’t we go to lunch and we’ll talk it over?
  • I don’t think she’s going anywhere.



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Mr. Evans: OK, I just booked your tickets to Helsinki, Finland. You’ll be staying at the Palace Hotel.
Mrs. Beatty: That’s great.
Marie: Excuse me, Mr. Evans?
Mr. Evans: Yes, Marie?
Marie: Mr. Woods is on the phone. He told me to tell you it’s urgent.
Mr. Evans: Urgent?
Marie: He’s traveling, you know.
Mr. Evans: Yes?
Marie: He said there’s some kind of epidemic.
Mr. Evans: What kind of epidemic?
Marie: It sounds like it’s that new influenza.
Mr. Evans: But he was vaccinated for that before he left.
Marie: I know. But he told me to tell you that he wants to fly home today.
Mr. Evans: On the Internet it says only three people are sick. That is not an epidemic. And it’s not like anybody’s dying from this flu.
Marie: He said he didn’t want to be the first.
Mrs. Beatty: Where is he traveling, may I ask?
Marie: He’s in Finland.
Mrs. Beatty: Finland? I just booked tickets to Finland!
Mr. Evans: Mrs. Beatty, everything will be fine. You’ll get vaccinated, and you’ll have nothing to worry about.
Mrs. Beatty: I’m not going to Finland. You told me nothing bad ever happens in Finland.
Mr. Evans: Mrs. Beatty, I can’t think of anywhere in the world you can go and be completely safe. Right here in this city you could go outside and get hit by a bus. But you can’t let that stop you from doing the things you want to do. Look, why don’t we go to lunch and we’ll talk it over?
Marie: I don’t think she’s going anywhere.



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