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The Fukushima Disaster

Historic Events

Int – Adv

Students read a brief history of the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant in Japan. They practice related vocabulary and compare other historic disasters.

Vocabulary
  • trigger
  • nuclear
  • nuclear reactor
  • generator
  • kick in
  • meltdown
  • evacuation
  • downplay
  • withstand
  • evacuation
Grammar
  • compare and contrast
PDF Content
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Timeline(Put in Order)
  • Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review (Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)