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UNIT 4. NATURE. THE WEATHER. THE ENVIRONMENT

REVISION LESSONS LESSON 41

1. Listen to the dialogue and write down the modal verbs you hear. Then identify their meaning.

A: I’m worried about Julio. He’s never late to school.

B: That’s right. He must have missed the bus.

A: I can’t think of another explanation.

B: He might be sick and unable to contact us.

A: That’s a possibility. I think we should call his home and check up on him.

B: He’s a very reliable student. I’m sure

B: Something has come up.

2. Complete the sentences with the words from the box.

earthquakes, drought, floods, wildfire, tsunami, volcanoes, disease, hurricane

1. When ___ erupt, they are dangerous.

2. Thousands of trees got burnt by a furious ___ that started because of the anomalous heat last week.

3. ___ can destroy buildings.

4. People sometimes drown in ___ .

5. Yesterday lots of trees were knocked to the ground by a ___ .

6. A ___ can spread very quickly.

7. Most plants can’t survive in a ___ .

8. A ___ is a huge, dangerous wave.

3. Complete the sentences with the correct form of the words from the box in exercise 2.

1. In the story of Noah’s Ark, there was a great ___ .

2. Mount Vesuvius is a ___ which erupted in 79 AD and buried the Roman city of Pompeii under five metres of ash.

3. The world’s longest ___ was in the Atacama Desert in Chile. It didn’t rain there for 400 years.

4. An ___ near the coast of Japan in 2011 caused a terrible ___ . The disaster killed more than 15,000 people and destroyed more than 300,000 buildings.

5. In North America, a storm coming from the ocean is called a ___ .

6. Malaria is a ___ which mosquitoes spread.

4. Choose the correct item.

The mountains are popular because people can / must ski and climb there. You have to / mustn’t do mountain sports alone. You should / can’t check the weather before you go into the mountains. We mustn’t / don’t have to worry about avalanches if there’s no snow. People must/shouldn’t go on the snow when there’s a danger of avalanches. If you are buried in an avalanche, you don’t have to / can’t climb out. The snow is too heavy. You have to / don’t have to wait for help. Someone must / can find you under the snow very quickly, or you will die.

5. Complete the sentences with the verbs from the box below. Sometimes more than one answer is possiblem can’t could might must

1. He ___ like chocolate. Everyone likes chocolate!

2. She ___ live in Spain. I’m not sure.

3. I’ve lost my bag. It ___ be somewhere at school, or maybe at Tom’s house.

4. He ___ have a sister who’s 30. His mum and dad are only 40.

5. They ___ be from France. They don’t speak any French.

6. The people near the erupting volcano ___ feel very scared.

7. That car ___ cost a lot of money. It’s a BMW, and BMWs are always expensive.

8. She ___ play the piano. I don’t know.

Exam Skill Builder

6. Choose the correct item.

A Miserable Holiday

Unfortunately, when we went on holiday last month we had the worst weather you could possibly imagine. The night we arrived there was a really

1. ___ fog and the pilot had to wait until it had cleared before he could land the plane. On the ground, it was absolutely freezing. The temperature couldn’t possibly have been higher than two or three degrees. For the first three days there was 2. ___ rain and the first hail 3. ___ for twenty years!.

To make matters worse, there were these terrible gusts of wind and we heard that there had actually been gales in the mountains that had caused quite a lot of damage.

People said it had been one of the hardest winters anyone could remember. Suddenly on the fourth day of our holiday the rain changed to drizzle and then there were 4. ___ spells with the occasional shower. It wasn’t what you’d call beach weather but at least it wasn’t 5. ___ with rain. The last two days were quite 6. ___ though there was still a cool breeze on the coast and it was really rather 7. ___ in the evening.

The morning we left, believe it or not, the temperature went up to twenty eight degrees and in the coach on the way to the airport we were absolutely boiling.

A

B

C

D

1

strong

hard

thick

firm

2

heavy

thick

huge

strong

3

storm

torment

shower

burst

4

sunny

boiling

humid

cool

5

drizzling

freezing

boiling

hailing

6

bland

mild

soft

suave

7

freezing

cold

boiling

frosty

7. Write down modal verbs in the previous exercise and identify their meaning. Then write all words and won combinations to describe weather conditions and make up 5 sentences of your own.

8. Write down the words which relate to the topic «Weather. Nature» from the text in exercise 6. Make up 5 sentences with the words you have written down





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