13 апр. 2017 г.

Useful language for hotel check-in

Полезная лексика, которая поможет при поселении в отель:

Types of accomodation
Types of rooms
Things and services at the hotel
Useful phrases
Receptionist's questions.

9 апр. 2017 г.

About tsunamis

Listening practice for upper-intermediate  

In this video from National Geographic you will learn more about tsunamis:
-what causes them and what can be done to minimize their impact
- how they start and develop
- which tsunami in history caused the most deaths

The video will stop and the questions of the quiz will appear.
Answer the question and press 'Continue'.
You can press ' Rewatch' and watch the bit again if you can't answer the question.

Useful words from the video:
a natural disaster
to be flooded
floating debris
to strike with little warning
to be triggered by
volcanic eruption
to break and crest (about waves)
to crash over the coastline
to drag everything back to the ocean
to alert vulnerable coastlines