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donderdag 14 april 2016


Does the Loch Ness monster really exist? People have been looking for it for many years. Now they are using a special underwater robot to find answers.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • Nessie - nickname of the monster of Loch Ness
  • loch - (in Scotland) a lake or a part of the sea that is almost surrounded by land
  • hoax - a sort of practical joke; a kind of trick
  • debunk - to show that something is not true
  • showcase - to show something in an attractive way
  • disprove - to show that something is false or wrong
  • crevice - a narrow opening or crack in a hard surface and especially in rock
  • trench - a long, narrow hole in the ocean floor
  • lair - the place where a wild animal sleeps
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. Are there any large animals in the loch according to Dick Raynor?

  2. When was the most famous photograph of Nessie taken?

  3. Which theory has operation Ground Truth already disproved?

  4. How long will the legend of Nessie continue?

Extra listening assignment

BREAKING NEWS: The Loch Ness monster has been found! Or has it? Watch this news item to find out more.
  1. Explain in your own words what they found in Loch Ness.