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English 9 – Unit 9: Natural Disasters – Lesson 5: Language Focus

English 9 – Unit 9: Natural Disasters – Lesson 5: Language Focus

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In this lesson, you will practice with relative pronouns and relative clauses.
- By the end of the lesson, Students  will be able to further practice with pronouns: who, that, which and clearly identify defining and non–defining clauses.

Vocabulary  Pre - learn
- Horn (n): a part, often curved, pointed on the head an animal
- Snout (n): pointed front, above the mouth  
- Rhinoceros (n): (translation) con te giac
- Logo (n): (translation) bieu tuong
- Swallow  (v):  make  or  let  pass  down  one's throat   
- Chew (v): work (food etc) between teeth  
- Disaster (n) → disastrous (a)
- Ancient (a): very old
- Extensive (a): large, a lot
- Tail (n): hindmost part of an animal's  body 

Do you know?


  Which   city   in   Japan   was  struck by a huge earthquake?



  Which  country  won  the  1998 Tiger Cup?



Which animal has one or two horns on its snout?



  Which   explorer    discovered America?

Christopher Columbus


Which planet is closest to the Earth?



Which  animal  in  Viet  Nam was  chosen  to  be  the  logo  of SEA Games 2003?



  Which    ASEAN    country    is divided  into  two  regions  by the sea? 



Which food you can chew but you    cannot    swallow    and which  one  you  can  swallow but you cannot chew?



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-  Andrew  is  flying  to  Sacramento,  which  is the capital city of California.
- It snowed in Lang Son, which is on the Ky Cung River, in the winter of 2002.
- Pompeii,  which  is  an  ancient  city  of  Italy, was completely destroyed in A.D 79 by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
- Hurricane  Andrew,  which  swept  through  southern Florida in August 1992, killed 41 people   and   made   more   than   200,000 homeless.
-  The    cyclone    of    November    1970    in Bangladesh, which is bordered by the Bay of  Bengal  on  the  south,  was  one  of  the worst natural disasters of 20th century.
-   The    most    disastrous    earthquake    in Japanese history, which occurred in 1923, damaged Tokyo and Yokohama and killed about 150.000 people.
-    The     October     1989     Loma     Prieta earthquake,  which  measured  7.1  on  the Richter scale, caused extensive damage to older   buildings   in   San   Francisco   Bay area.

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