- Have you lived/studied/worked in a different country or city?
- Do you have a friend from a different area?
- emergency /ih-MUR-juhn-see/
- cross /kros /
- around /uh-ROUND/
- expect /ik-SPEKT/
- speed up (something) /speed uhp/
[noun] – a dangerous or serious situation that happens unexpectedly and needs fast action in order to avoid harmful results
Call this number in case of an emergency.
[verb] – to go across from one side of something to the other
They crossed from Germany to Italy.
[adverb] – approximately (close to a particular number or time although not exactly that number or time)
There were around 30 students in that class.
[verb] – to think or believe something will happen
My friends are expected to arrive at 8:00 a.m.
[phrasal verb] – to go or happen faster, or to cause something to happen faster
You should speed up a bit. We’re going to be late.
True or False
- Eric Adams is the Mayor of Texas.
- More than 17,000 migrants have crossed the northern border.
- Since September, around five to six buses have been arriving in New York City every day.
- The problem may cost New York $1 billion in this fiscal year.
- Adams is requesting help from the federal and state governments to help pay for the cost.
Fill in the blanks
- I think they visited _______ two months ago.
- The new system will _______ the process.
- _______ the road and turn left.
- We didn’t _______ to see you here!
- Hurry, call an ambulance! It’s an _______!