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The Eye of the Storm

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

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