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10. Giant cat unearthed in the Peruvian desert!! (English Vocabulary Lesson)

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10. Giant cat unearthed in the Peruvian desert!! (English Vocabulary Lesson)

20 Oktober 2020

TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE HERE - On today’s episode, we will look at the new discovery of a giant cat carved into the hills of Peru. The Nazca lines are one of the most impressive and mysterious ancient sites, with an unknown history and complicated design! Contact us!  INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast ( Twitter - @thinkenglishpod Gmail: Blog: VOCABULARY LIST To unearth (v) - to discover something in the ground Building at the site was halted after human remains were unearthed earlier this month To depict (v) - to represent or show something in a picture or story The cave paintings depict a variety of human, bird and mythological figures and patterns To etch (v) - to cut a pattern, picture, etc., in a surface Rory ordered a baseball bat with his own name etched in the wood Feline (n) - a member of the cat family A wildlife park with tigers and various other felines Erosion (n) - the fact of soil, stone, etc. being gradually damaged and removed by the waves, rain, or wind Coastal erosion caused the cliff to collapse fertile (adj) - fertile land can produce large number of good quality crops In order to turn the deserts into fertile and productive land, engineers built a 800-mile canal speculation (n) - the activity of guessing possible answers to a question without having enough information to be certain News of the president’s illness fuelled speculation that an election will be held later in the year Ritual (n) - a set of fixed actions and sometimes words performed regularly, especially as part of a ceremony Coffee and the newspaper are part of my morning ritual Comprehension Question Q. Where are the Nazca lines located?  A. Peru Q. How long is the cat etched into the hill?  A. 37m or 120 ft Q. In 2014, which organisation activists smudged the surface of a Nazca Line during a demonstration calling for action on climate change?  A. Greenpeace


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