Dealing with Natural Disasters: Listen and Write

This listening lessons is to develop two skills:

  1. note taking
  2. reproducing text with accurate grammar and vocabulary

How to use this lesson:

  1. listen and make notes:
    1.  try to write down nouns and important words only
  2. listening again and add more notes
  3. Now try to re-write the paragraph using your notes
    1. check your grammar and spelling

This skill is vital for all students who will go to university or attend meetings. This is not an IELTS lesson. It is an opportunity to develop note taking skills at a high level.

Listen and Write Down

The answer has been posted by myself in one of the comments box below 🙂

The Best Way to Deal with Natural Disasters

Natural Disaster = tsunami, typhoon, earthquake etc

Answer

You can find the full transcript and answer in the comments box. I posted the transcript in a comments box – scroll through and take a look.

 

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Comments

  1. Saleha khalid says:

    Strengthening community capacity to prevent and cope with disasters is a way to save lives and better protects livelihoods. As well as some shocks from crippling develop with the poorest countries. Early warnings and early actions is effective save more lives. In other countries public money buys and spends on preparation and risk reduction rather than on relief items

  2. Huyen Thanh Dao says:

    Strengthening community capacity to prevent in cobs with the impact of disaster is the concrete way to save life and better protect livelihood as well as prevent such shock from crippling developing within the poor countries. Early warning and early action is more cost-effective than traditional disaster responses and save more life per pound spent. In other words, public money by four-time as much humanitarian impact if spending on proportion and risk reduction rather than on the relief items.

  3. Javier Caballero says:

    Dear Liz, Thanks a lot. You are doing a great job with us. Thank you so much

  4. Strengthening community capacity to prevent and cope with the impact of disasters is a concrete way to save lives and better protect livelihoods as well as prevent such shocks from creepling development within the poorest countries. Early warning and early action is more cost-effective than traditional disaster response and saves more lives per pound spent. In other words, public money buys four times as much humanitarian impact if spending on preparation and risk reduction rather than on relief items.

  5. Hi Liz this is my work.
    “Strengthening community capacity to prevent and cope with the impact to disasters is a concrete way to save lives and better protect livelihood as well as prevent such shocks from cripling development within the poorest countries. Early warning and early action is more cost effective than traditional disaster response and saves more lives profound spent. In other words public money buy four times as much humanitarian impact if spending on preparation rather than on relief items.”
    I know I’m kinda late but i just want to post it…

  6. Suraj Binnu says:

    Strengthening community capacity to prevent and cope with the impact of disasters is a concrete way to save lives and better protect the livelihood as well as prevent such shocks from crippling development within in the poorest countries. Early warning and early action is most cost effective than traditional disasters response and saves more lives per pound spent. In other words public money buys four times much humanitarian impact if spending on preparation and risk reduction rather than on relief items.

  7. ANSWER + TRANSCRIPT

    Here is the full transcript. You all did exceptionally well so next time I post this type lesson I might make it more difficult 🙂

    “Strengthening community capacity to prevent and cope with the impact of disasters is a concrete way to save lives and better protect livelihoods as well as prevent such shocks from crippling development within the poorest countries. Early warning and early action is more cost effective than traditional disaster response and saves more lives per pound spent. In other words, public money buys four times as much humanitarian impact if spending on preparation and risk reduction, rather than on relief items.”

    This lesson was suggested by a student called Ali. If you have other ideas for lessons which you would like, please let me know and I’ll do my best to organise them.
    Regards
    Liz

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