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Depending on the weather
Organizing people in case of emergency
A dangerous street accident
Protection from flood
Emergency exits are to be done.
It took many hours for workers to shut the water off when a large water pipe broke. Water gushed out of it. The streets flooded. The water pipe that broke was underground. The pressure from the water coming out of the pipe broke the street. The street fell into a huge hole. This break caused a lot of damage. One woman` s car flooded. It had four inches of water in it. There was a lot of work to be done.
Firefighters hope to have control of a big fire by Friday. It has already burnt a lot of land. Firefighters worked all night, their hard work saved a lot of land. Now firefighters are worried. The wind is starting to blow. They think that the winds could fan the flames again. When wind fans a flame, it helps the fire grow. This would be very bad. The firefighters are hoping that the winds do not get any stronger.
There was a fire that burnt a house down. The local police are trying to find out how it started. There was a man and three children who are missing. No one knows what happened to them. The mother of the missing children could not find them. She did not know if they were in the home before it burnt. She has not seen the father of her children since the fire. The police are not sure how the fire started. There is nothing that shows that fire was started on purpose but the police want to make sure.
In spring, heavy rains and melting snow add a lot of water to the lake behind Folsom Dam. People believe too much water could breach the dam. Then the dam might break and flood the towns below the lake. A flood would be very dangerous for the people who live near the dam. They need to find a solution and a way to keep the nearby towns safe. Senator Deborah Ortiz has an idea that might help. She wants to ask the State of California for funds to make the Folsom Dam seven feet taller.
Mr. Baldwin believes the way California handles disasters is a good one. People need to know when there is an emergency. They need to be warned. People can be given warnings over the radio. They are also warned over the television. Mr. Baldwin also says that more work needs to be done in an emergency. One thing he is worried about is how to evacuate people from towns. People need to know where to go if they have to leave their homes.
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Once the child has reached school age, most women in Britain work part time, 1_______. However, this is not always possible for women who want a career. Recently 2 ______ on the Government to provide more money for state day nurseries, and on employers to establish crèches in the workplace.
Although there is a greater acceptance of men 3 _______, studies show that men` s and women` s roles have not changed as much as could be expected. In most families working women are still mothers, 4 _______. Because of the difficulties of combining the mother role with the demands of a career, women` s work tends to be low-paid and irregular.
In the past, families tended to stay together. They felt it was their duty to do this and that marriage was for life. Divorce was not socially acceptable. Legal changes have made it 5 _______. Another possible reason behind the rise in the divorce is the changing attitude to marriage itself. Perhaps the people most affected by a divorce 6 ________.
housekeepers and income providers
much easier to get a divorce
there has been increasing pressure
are the children
to live together before they are married
to fit in with school hours
taking more of an interest in child care and domestic duties
Грамматика и лексика.
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Enrico Caruso, a famous Italian singer, often said, «No one is so well-known
as he thinks». He knew it by his own experience.
Once he came to the United States to give ______. CONCERT
One day when he ______ to New York and DRIVE
his car _____ down. It was near the farm and he asked the BREAK
farmer to help him to repair the car.
When the car _____ Caruso paid the farmer for his work REPAIR
and gave him his photograph with his name on it. The farmer read the name on the photograph and cried out,
«What a luck! I _____ never ______ of receiving DREAM
the ______ traveller Robinson Crusoe GREAT
in ______ house!»
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Children are curious. Sometimes, they are too curious! This can lead to injuries. Many childhood injuries can be avoided if adults
are ___________ and know how to keep kids safe. CARE
Here are some important things to know about ______. SAFE
Always make sure children are safe in a car by having them ride in a car seat.
_________ children should always wear a seatbelt when they are OLD
a passenger. Be a good example to your child by always wearing your seatbelt.
Install smoke __________ in your home. They make a loud DETECT
noise if smoke is present in the air. Make sure your children know what the sound means.
Talk to _______ about what to do in case of a fire. THEY