vocabulary: natural disasters

Vocabulary: natural disasters. Learn English words for natural disasters. Then, go to the bottom of the site and do the exercises.

Learn vocab connected with environmental issues – check here.

Vocabulary:

an earthquake
a drought
a flood
a volcano eruption
Znalezione obrazy dla zapytania fire
a fire
a landslide
an avalanche
Znalezione obrazy dla zapytania hurricane
a hurricane
a tornado
a tsunami

Exercise 1. Guess the disaster.

  1. no rain, dry season – ……………….
  2. the ground is shaking – …………………….
  3. enormous waves – ……………………….
  4. very high water levels – …………………….
  5. forests are burning – ……………………
  6. a lot of snow coming down a mountain – ………………………..

Exercise 2. Speaking. Answer the questions.

  1. Have you heard about any naturals disasters on the news recently? Which ones?
  2. Has there been any disasters in your country? What has happend?
  3. Which natural disasters is the most dangerous one? Why do you think so?
  4. Are some disasters more common than the others? Which ones? In which parts of the world?

Answer key:

Exercise 1.

  1. no rain, dry season – ……………….a drought
  2. the ground is shaking – …………………….an earthquake
  3. enormous waves – ……………………….a tsunami
  4. very high water levels – …………………….a flood
  5. forests are burning – ……………………a fire
  6. a lot of snow coming down a mountain – ………………………..an avalanche

Practise vocabulary onlline:

Learn the words and do online exercises to check how much you have remembered from the lesson.

http://www.learningchocolate.com/content/natural-disasters

https://en.islcollective.com/english-esl-worksheets/vocabulary/environment/natural-disasters-vocabulary-exercises/42747

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