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Word List: Nature, North Pole

    • vital(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • necessary to the continuation of life; being the seat of life; being that on which life depends; necessary to continued existence; important
    • Example:
      • It is vital that you don't forget to do your homework.
    • vulnerable(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • more or most likely to be exposed to the chance of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally; more likely to be exposed to malicious programs or viruses
    • Example:
      • You are vulnerable to be bullied by someone at school.
    • vicious(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • evil, immoral or depraved; violent, destructive and cruel
    • Example:
      • We may so seize on vertue, that if we embrace it with an over-greedy and violent desire, it may become vicious.
    • beneath(adverb)
    • Definition:
      • below or underneath
    • Example:
      • Something lies beneath the surface.
    • get one's hands on sth(Chunk)
    • Definition:
      • to get hold of something (negative connotation)
    • Example:
      • We have to get it before Jim gets his hands on it!
    • secure(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to take care of someone's/some thing's security
    • Example:
      • The organisation secured the survival of that ape.
    • disappear(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to vanish, to go away
    • Example:
      • The clouds disappeared and the sun came out.
    • enjoy(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to have fun doing something
    • Example:
      • I enjoy having a nice dinner.
    • drill(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to make a hole into something
    • Example:
      • The company wants to drill for oil.
    • to melt(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to be changed from a solid to a liquid state, especially by the application of heat
    • Example:
      • The ice cream was melting in the sun.
    • to declare(verb)
    • Definition:
      • to make known formally or officially
    • Example:
      • He declared that he would not be mayor any longer.
    • arctic(noun)
    • Definition:
      • region between the North Pole and the northern timberlines of North America and Eurasia
    • view(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the act of seeing or looking at something; the range of vision; something to look at, such as a scenery
    • Example:
      • He changed seat to get a complete view of the stage.
    • north pole(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the northernmost point on celestial body|bodies other than Earth
    • seabed(noun)
    • Definition:
      • the bottom of a sea or ocean
    • Example:
      • The ship sank down to the seabed.
    • sanctuary(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a place of safety, refuge or protection
    • Example:
      • The bird sanctuary has strict restrictions on visitors so the birds aren't disturbed.
 
 

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        seabed
        the bottom of a sea or ocean
        get one's hands on sth
        to get hold of something (negative connotation)
        vicious
        evil, immoral or depraved; violent, destructive and cruel
        vital
        necessary to the continuation of life; being the seat of life; being that on which life depends; necessary to continued existence; important
        beneath
        below or underneath
        view
        the act of seeing or looking at something; the range of vision; something to look at, such as a scenery
        enjoy
        to have fun doing something
        secure
        to take care of someone's/some thing's security
        arctic
        region between the North Pole and the northern timberlines of North America and Eurasia
        drill
        to make a hole into something
        north pole
        the northernmost point on celestial body|bodies other than Earth
        vulnerable
        more or most likely to be exposed to the chance of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally; more likely to be exposed to malicious programs or viruses
        to declare
        to make known formally or officially
        sanctuary
        a place of safety, refuge or protection
        to melt
        to be changed from a solid to a liquid state, especially by the application of heat
         
         
         
        Now try to answer the questions below. Watch the video a couple of times. All the answers are in the video!
         
        1. What other name is the Arctic called?
           
          • North Pole
             
          • Antarctica
             
          • South Pole
             
           
        2. What does Greenpeace want to do?
           
          • Make the Arctic a sanctuary.
             
          • Stop the killing of whales.
             
          • Build houses in the Arctic.
             
           
        3. What industry is moving into the Arctic?
           
          • Animal Industry
             
          • Car Industry
             
          • Oil Industry
             
           
        4. What is going to happen to the Arctic soon?
           
          • The weather is going to get colder.
             
          • The ice is going to melt.
             
          • The water is going to go away.
             
           
         
         
        The answer to the next question is not in the video. Try to guess from the context of the video what the right answer is!
         
        1. What is a "vicious circle"?
           
          • An image of a black circle.
             
          • A situation in which you create new problems by trying to solve the old ones and where everything can only get worse.
             
          • A game for children where nobody can win.
             
           
         
         
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        seabed
        the bottom of a sea or ocean
        get one's hands on sth
        to get hold of something (negative connotation)
        vicious
        evil, immoral or depraved; violent, destructive and cruel
        vital
        necessary to the continuation of life; being the seat of life; being that on which life depends; necessary to continued existence; important
        beneath
        below or underneath
        view
        the act of seeing or looking at something; the range of vision; something to look at, such as a scenery
        enjoy
        to have fun doing something
        secure
        to take care of someone's/some thing's security
        arctic
        region between the North Pole and the northern timberlines of North America and Eurasia
        drill
        to make a hole into something
        north pole
        the northernmost point on celestial body|bodies other than Earth
        vulnerable
        more or most likely to be exposed to the chance of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally; more likely to be exposed to malicious programs or viruses
        to declare
        to make known formally or officially
        sanctuary
        a place of safety, refuge or protection
        to melt
        to be changed from a solid to a liquid state, especially by the application of heat
         
         
         
         

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