Apocalyptic Definition in Context – 601 Words

Apocalyptic definition in real context with images used in short real passages to improve your reading comprehension from the book, 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam with text-to-speech functionality. /əˌpɒk.əˈlɪp.tɪk/ (adj) Apocalyptic definition catastrophic, disastrous, momentous relating to Apocalypse or the total destruction and the end of the world Example A … Read more

Stop Watching the News – English for Psychology

Stop Watching the News – English for Psychology with illustrated vocabulary flashcards, selected text as authentic context, and a video podcast Source of image: https://news.northeastern.edu/ Listening practice Reading practice It hurts your mental health The top story and headlines of the day are usually one of three things. A death, a disaster, or a scandal. … Read more

English Documentary on Tsunamis with Transcript

asEnglish Documentary on Tsunamis with Transcript and illustrated flashcards to improve your reading and listening comprehension and enrich your academic vocabulary Source of documentary: National Geographic YouTube Channel What are tsunamis like? A tragic scene: entire cities flooded, entire towns inundated, an unending stream of floating debris, buildings, cars, people swept away in an unstoppable wave. It’s … Read more

Disaster 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 28

Disaster 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 28 /dɪˈzɑː.stəʳ/ (noun) severe harm, damage or death, serious difficulty, calamity, catastrophe, tragedy, cataclysm – misadventure, mishap, setback, misfortune, debacle, failure, fiasco, adversary Initial priorities for U.S. participation in the International Decade for Natural Disaster Reduction, declared by the United Nations, are contained in this volume. It focuses on … Read more

Debacle 1100 Words You Need Week 35 Day 2

Debacle 1100 Words You Need Week 35 Day 2 Debacle 1100 Words You Need Week 35 Day 2 /deɪˈbɑː.kļ/ (noun) a complete failure, fiasco, an utter failure or disaster, catastrophe, mess, ruin, downfall, collapse, defeat, chaotic failure, tragedy, calamity, misfortune A financial crisis or debacle is any of a broad variety of situations in which … Read more

Out of One’s Depth 1100 Words You Need Week 33 Day 4

Out of One’s Depth 1100 Words You Need Week 33 Day 4 Out of One’s Depth 1100 Words You Need Week 33 Day 4 in a situation that is too difficult to handle, crisis, critical situation, in a situation beyond one’s capabilities, in water that is too deep to stand in, catastrophe, calamity, predicament, crunch, … Read more

English Documentary on Volcanoes with Flashcards

English Documentary on Volcanoes English Documentary on Volcanoes Portals into the heart of the earth, they burn bottomless cauldrons fueled by an ancient wrath. Bubbling and boiling thousands of miles beneath the surface and just waiting to burst through. Volcanoes are scattered across the planet and about 1,500 active volcanoes can be found across the … Read more

Misfortune – English Flashcard for Misfortune for IELTS

Misfortune Misfortune (noun) /ˌmɪsˈfɔː.tʃuːn/ US /-ˈfɔːr.tʃən/ bad luck – ill luck – unlucky event, tribulation, misadventure, calamity, catastrophe, disaster I had the misfortune of selling my house at a low price when I desperately had to do so. Antonym: opportunity

Tragedy – English Flashcard for Tragedy for IELTS

Tragedy Tragedy (noun) /ˈtrædʒ.ə.di/ a very sad and painful event that involves death or suffering, or a play or literature that reflects suffering and sorrow, misfortune, disaster, calamity, heartbreak, catastrophe His miserable life has been a complete tragedy replete with suffering and wretchedness. Antonyms: comedy, joy Adjective: tragic Adverb: tragically