- Have you ever had the chance to visit the Taj Mahal?
- Is your country home to any cultural heritage sites?
- flood /fluhd/
- monument /MON-yuh-muhnt/
- frequent /FREE-kwuhnt/
- remain /ri-MEYN/
- historical /hi-STAWR-i-kuhl/
[noun] – a large amount of water covering an area that is usually dry
Heavy rain for days led to the flood that submerged the streets and homes in the neighborhood.
[MON-yuh-muhnt] – a structure or building that is built to honour a special person or event
The Statue of Liberty in New York City is a famous monument that symbolizes freedom and democracy.
[adjective] – happening often
In the summer, we experience frequent thunderstorms in this region.
[verb] – to stay in the same place or in the same condition
Despite the challenges, the team remained determined to complete the project on time.
[adjective] – connected with studying or representing things from the past
The historical artifacts in the museum offer insights into the culture and lifestyle of ancient civilizations.
True or False:
- There have been no evacuations or deaths in northern India due to floods.
- Other World Heritage Sites are not significantly threatened by flooding and erosion from extreme weather events.
- The climate crisis may not pose immediate risks to billions of lives worldwide, with some arguing for a more gradual impact.
- Continuous heavy rainfall and water releases from barrages pose further threats to Agra and other parts of northern India.
- Climate change is intensifying the monsoon season’s floods in northern India, leading to evacuations and the loss of lives.
Fill in the blanks:
- The company holds ________ meetings to discuss project progress and address any issues.
- The old castle _______ standing as a reminder of the region’s rich history.
- The river overflowed its banks during the monsoon season, causing devastating _____ in the region.
- The city’s __________ district preserves buildings and landmarks from different periods, showcasing its architectural heritage.
- The war memorial serves as a solemn ________ to honor the brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives for their country.