№156 по английскому языку за 9 класс Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков
авторы: Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков
Английский 9 класс Лапицкая страница 156
Choose 5 most important objects and write what each object might, must or can be used for (see the model in ex. 5a).
Lesson What are the impacts of disasters?
1; Read and match the titles to parts of the text.
A. Reaction to the heatwave. C. Physical impacts.
B. Social effects. D. Human effects.
The heatwave of 2003
The heatwave was really disastrous and had a lot of impacts (effects).
disaster (n, c) - disastrous (adj)
1. The water level in rivers and lakes grew extremely low, and some of them dried up. The River Danube in Serbia fell to its lowest level in 100 years. Bombs and tanks from World War 2, which had been under water for decades (tens of years), were revealed, causing a danger to people swimming in the rivers.
The lack of rainfall over much of Europe caused forest fires in many countries. In Portugal 215,000 hectares of forest were destroyed.
Air pollution — it is thought that one third of the deaths caused by the heatwave in the UK were caused by poor air quality.
Extreme snow and glacier-melt in the European Alps led to rock and ice avalanches in the mountains.
2. About 24,000 people died during the record-breaking heatwave in Europe in August 2003. People suffered from a lot of conditions: a) Dehydration; b) Heat-stroke; c) Drowning; e) Sunburn.