The Violence of Nature导入

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The Violence of Nature导入

  1. 1. Module 3 The Violence of Nature Introduction
  2. 2. Snow disaster 冰柱: icicles
  3. 3. Return power failure
  4. 4. Return Snow disaster frozen surface All the bus service has been halted.
  5. 5. Almost 150,000 passengers were stuck at Guangzhou railway station by Jan.26 night after a power failure caused by snow, ice and sleet stopped more than 136 electric trains in Hunan province on the trunk line between Beijing and Guangzhou.
  6. 6. What kinds of natural disasters do you know about?
  7. 7. Flood Flood Flood : a lot of water in an area which is usually dry the most costly natural hazard in many locations around the world...
  8. 8. Hurricane Hurricanes: very strong tropical storm, and they usually occur in the southern Atlantic Ocean, the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico Hurricane
  9. 9. Tsunamis Tsunamis: Almost unnoticeable at sea, these vast waves can wash away entire communities Tsunamis
  10. 10. Tornado Tornado: a rotating column of air from a thunderstorm to the ground rotate: move round a central point Tornado
  11. 11. Return Earthquake Earthquake: sudden, violent movement of the earth’s surface Earthquake
  12. 12. flood hurricane lightening thunderstorm tornado <ul><li>A lot of water in an area which is usually dry </li></ul><ul><li>2. A very strong wind or storm </li></ul><ul><li>3. A lot of rain falling quickly ,with loud noises and flashes of light </li></ul><ul><li>4. The flash of light which happens during a thunder storm </li></ul><ul><li>5. A column of air that turns very quickly </li></ul>flood hurricane thunderstorm lightening tornado
  13. 13. Discussion & Speaking 1 、 Have you ever experienced a thunderstorm ? a flood ? a hurricane ? a tornado? Can you describe it ? 2 、 Discuss in pairs about the causes and the bad results of natural disasters, then give a short speech about how to struggle against these disasters.

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