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    The Eye of the Storm The Eye of the Storm Presentation Transcript

    • The Eye of the Storm Unit 4
    • Discussion
      • What is happening in this photo?
      • What do you think the ‘eye of the storm’ means?
      http://www.wga.hu/art/b/backhuys/storm.jpg
    • Natural Disasters
      • Flood
      • Very high winds
      • An earthquake
      • Tsunami
      • What type of natural disaster would be difficult for you to deal with? Why?
      • How do you react in a disaster or crisis?
    • Background: Hurricanes (p70) http://www.seymoursimon.com/images/hurricanes_lg.jpg
    • Answers
      • D
      • E
      • B
      • F
      • C
      • A
      http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/guides/mtr/hurr/grow/gifs/home1.gif
    • Tropical Cyclones http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/guides/mtr/hurr/gifs/def1.gif
    • Hurricane of 1938: Vocabulary Comprehension, p72 http://www.geocities.com/hurricanene/hurr1938.htm
    • Answers
      • 7
      • 5
      • 4
      • 1
      • 2
      • 3
      • 6
      • 12
      http://www.westporthistory.com/hurricanes/1938howes2.jpg
    • Answers (part 2)
      • 13
      • j. 8
      • k. 15
      • l. 14
      • m. 9
      • n. 10
      • o. 11
      http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/12839865/
    • Evacuation Plans http://blog.kir.com/archives/evacuation5.jpg
    • Listening for Main Ideas, p74
      • 8 a resident who almost lost her home
      • 3 a resident who is not evacuating
      • 6 a tourist who is scared
      • 7 advice for tourists
      • 4 how hurricane forecasts are made
      • 5 supplies that people should buy
      • 1 the mood in Homestead, Florida
      • 2 the weather report
    • Listening for Details, p75
      • C
      • A
      • C
      • C
      • B
      • A
      • C
      • A
      • B
      • B
      • A
      • C
      http://images.businessweek.com/ss/05/08/katrina/image/evacuation.jpg
    • Listen while you read the transcript http://www.aerospaceweb.org/question/atmosphere/hurricane/tropical-cyclone.jpg
    • Reacting to the listening, p76
      • Excerpt One
      • Overconfident
      • He laughs in a sarcastic way. He sounds dismissive.
    • Excerpt 2
      • Guarded
      • He sounds serious.
    • Excerpt 3
      • Fearful
      • She laughs nervously.
    • Excerpt 4
      • Confident
      • She laughs.
    • Hurricane Hunters http://trotter.infopages.net/images/hunter-l.jpg
    • Listening 2: Hurricane Hunters
      • The Hurricane Hunters fly into the eye of the storm to gather information and relay it back to the mainland.
      • There are rough winds outside the hurricane, but once inside the eye, the weather is calm and peaceful.
      • By providing an eyewitness account and looking down at the surface of the water, humans can tell certain things about the speed and direction of the storm that computers cannot.
    • Listening 2
      • 4. They say the experience is intense and heartening because it helps save people’s lives.
    • Listen while you read the transcript http://www.awesomestories.com/movies/stories/perfect_storm/images/flight.crews.jpg
    • Pronunciation 1
    • Pronunciation, p82
      • People are buying batteries ,
      • water bottles , and flashlights .
    • Pronunciation 2
    • Pronunciation 2
      • 2. The sky is blue , the ocean is calm , and
      • the beaches are empty .
    • Pronunciation 3
    • Answer
      • 3. My house was flooded ,
      • my furniture was ruined , and my
      • car is gone .
    • Pronunciation 4
    • Answer
      • The hurricane has passed by Cuba ,
      • Puerto Rico , and southern Florida .
    • Pronunciation 5
    • Answer
      • There were big hurricanes in 1938 , 1965 ,
      • and 1997 .
    • Videos on Katrina
      • http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2131610409316544836
      • Documentary Film 11 minutes http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8146286032497068215