Exercises60.1 What problems can you see in the pictures? 1 strike 4 ______________ war 7 ______________ hurricane car crash 2 ______________ earthquake 5______________ 8______________ traffic jam flood3 ______________ forest fire 6 ______________ 9 ______________ snowstorm
60.2 Write down the natural disasters in A and the names of places they have happened. Hurricane - Florida snowstorm - Alaska forest fire - Australia earthquake - Japan flood - Bangladesh
60.3 Write down all the problems in B that you have in your country and the places where you have them. We have poor people in big cities, hungry people in big cities, homeless people in the capital, unemployed people in the north, too many people in the capital, traffic jams in big cities, car crashes on main roads, strikes in some factories. Fortunately, we dont have any wars.
60.4 Put all the words on the opposite page into groups in any way that seems appropriate to you. You may use as many groups as you wish.hurricane, snowstorm, flood - problems because of the weatherearthquake, car crash - things get smashedforest fire, pollution, traffic jam - they make the environmentdirtypoor, unemployed, hungry and homeless people - too manypeoplestrike, war - problems caused by government and politics
60.5 Fill the gaps with a word from the opposite page.1 Cars make air pollution worse in towns.2 Their wages were very low so the workers went on __________ . strike3 My great-grandfather died in the First World __________ War4 Jack had a __________ last year but car crash fortunately no-one was hurt.5 Japan often has __________ and Siberia earthquakes often has __________ . snowstorms6 When people are __________, they homeless sometimes have to sleep on the streets.