- What do you know about the coronavirus?
- What was your reaction when the global pandemic was announced?
- frequent /FREE-kwuhnt/
- declare /dih-KLAIR/
- related / ri-LEY-tid/
- context /KON-tekst/
- define /dih-FAHYN/
[adjective] – happening often
Mrs. Johnson is a frequent visitor to the ocean park.
[verb] – to announce something clearly, firmly, publicly, or officially
Other local government units declared their support for the proposal
[adjective] – connected
Unemployment and related issues were discussed in the meeting.
[noun] – the situation within which something exists or happens, and that can help explain it
John’s remarks were tasteless in the context of a memorial service.
[verb] – to say what the meaning of something, especially a word, is
Could you define what that word means?
Dictionary.com said that pandemic is the “defining context” of 2020. The virus already has 60 million victims and stole 1.5 million lives worldwide. They defined the word pandemic as “a disease prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world.”
- In the article, which website declared the word of the year?
- When did the World Health Organization announced the covid19 outbreak as a pandemic?
- The search results for the word ‘pandemic’ on the website increased by how much?
- What other words were on top of the search results?
- How did the site define the word ‘pandemic’?
- What images are in your mind when you hear the word ‘pandemic’?
- Do you agree that ‘pandemic’ should be the word of the year? Why or why not?
- What has your country told you about the coronavirus?
- What would happen if millions of people panicked?
- What can governments do to stop a pandemic?