Actueel lesmateriaal voor lesmethodes Engels van Malmberg

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donderdag 9 februari 2017


Kīlauea is a volcano in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It’s very active currently.

Read the following words and phrases and their definitions.
  • fire hose of lava - a long tube-like stream of lava
  • collapse - a moment in which something suddenly breaks apart and falls down
  • out of harm’s way - in a safe place, far enough from a dangerous place or situation
  • cascade - flow down in large amounts like a huge waterfall
  • molten rocks - rocks melted by heat
  • a sight to behold - a wonderful or impressive thing to see
  • grinding noises - the sound of things crushing or breaking
  • heed signs - pay attention to signs
  • first responders - people trained to come and help quickly in case of an emergency
First read the assignment. Next watch the video. Take notes to help you do the assignment.

  1. Did scientists know exactly when the sea cliff would collapse?

  2. Can you often see such a fire hose of lava?
    Tip: Note the words Jessica Ferracane uses to describe it.

  3. What message does the reporter have for park users?

  4. What happened in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on New Year’s Eve?