Sunday, October 23, 2016

Life Elementary 12F Volcanoes p.150-151

(Supplemental Materials for Specific Textbooks--Life Elementary)


Transcript (docs, pub)


active

all the time

area

builds up

called

dangerous

destroy

famous

melts

over time
during the whole of a period of time

known or recognized by many people

to damage something so badly that it does not exist or cannot be used

something changes from a solid into a liquid because of heat

used to describe a change that happens slowly and takes a long period of time

a section of the Earth

to have a particular name

something that could harm you

a slow increase in something

to keep moving or keep doing something

Match the words to the sentences
active, all the time, area, build up, called, dangerous, destroyed, famous, melted, over time

“The traffic in this city is so busy.” “I know, it’s like this ________________.”

It's ________________ to ride a motorcycle without a helmet.

The chocolate had ________________ in my pocket.

This city has grown quite a lot ________________.

New York is a city ________________ for its shopping and nightlife.

Many works of art were ________________ in the fire.

Even at the age of 80 she's still very ________________.

What's your dog ________________?

This part of the country is a very mountainous ________________.

If you don’t clean your room every day, the mess will ________________, and then it can get very disgusting.

answers:

“The traffic in this city is so busy.” “I know, it’s like this all the time.”

It's dangerous to ride a motorcycle without a helmet.

The chocolate had melted in my pocket.

This city has grown quite a lot over time.

New York is a city famous for its shopping and nightlife.

Many works of art were destroyed in the fire.

Even at the age of 80 she's still very active.

What's your dog called?

This part of the country is a very a mountainous area.

If you don’t clean your room every day, the mess will build up, and then it can get very disgusting.


Match the words to the sentences
active, all the time, area, builds up, called, dangerous, destroy, famous, melts, over time

In the past, people thought volcanoes were mountains of fire.  Nowadays, we know they are openings in the surface of the Earth.

There are about 1,500 active volcanoes around the world.

Most of these are in an (1)____________ called the Ring of Fire.

It’s around the Pacific Ocean.

The surface of the Earth is made of large plates of rock.  

These are (2)____________ tectonic plates.

These tectonic plates are moving (3)____________ and volcanoes usually come up where these plates meet.

In these places, the rock becomes very hot and (4)____________.

This is called magma.

When magma comes to the surface, it’s called lava.

The lava can run like water.  But (5)____________, it (6)____________ into a volcano.

One of the world’s most (7)____________volcanoes is Kilauea in Hawaii.

It’s a popular destination for many tourists.

You can stand close to the Kilauea and feel its heat.

But some volcanoes are more (8)____________.

Mount Vesuvius is one of the most (9)____________ volcanoes in history.

It buried the city of Pompeii two thousand years ago.

Two thousand people died under the lava, gas and hot ash.

But volcanoes don’t always (10)____________ life.

Volcanoes have also created 80 per cent of the Earth’s surface, which means that humans and animals can live, and plants can grow, on the ground created by volcanoes.

Talk about these questions with your group:

Do you think of yourself as an active person or an inactive person?  Why or why not?

What is something that you do all the time?

What is an area that you really love?  Why?

Sometimes anger can start off small, and then build up slowly until it becomes bigger and bigger.  Think of the last time you were angry about a small thing, and the anger built up.  What happened?

What do your friends call you?  Think of all the names or nicknames that you are called by the people you know.

What is the most dangerous thing you did today?

Think of something you used to own that got destroyed.  (For example, a book, an item of clothing, a bag, a vehicle).  What happened?

Have you ever seen someone famous?  When and where?

What foods can melt if you don’t eat them quickly?

Think of someone you know who has changed a lot over time.  How have they changed?

In the past, people thought volcanoes were mountains of fire.  Nowadays, we know they are openings in the surface of the Earth.

There are about 1,500 active volcanoes around the world.

Most of these are in an (1)area called the Ring of Fire.

It’s around the Pacific Ocean.

The surface of the Earth is made of large plates of rock.  

There are (2)called tectonic plates.

These tectonic plates are moving (3)all the time and volcanoes usually come up where these plates meet.

In these places, the rock becomes very hot and (4)melts.

This is called magma.

When magma comes to the surface, it’s called lava.

The lava can run like water.  But (5)over time, it (6)builds up into a volcano.

One of the world’s most (7)active volcanoes is Kilauea in Hawaii.

It’s a popular destination for many tourists.

You can stand close to the Kilauea and feel its heat.

But some volcanoes are more (8)dangerous.

Mount Vesuvius is one of the most (9)famous volcanoes in history.

It buried the city of Pompeii two thousand years ago.

Two thousand people died under the lava, gas and hot ash.

But volcanoes don’t always (10)destroy life.

Volcanoes have also created 80 per cent of the Earth’s surface, which means that humans and animals can live, and plants can grow, on the ground created by volcanoes.

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