- Is a “heatwave” different from regular warm weather?
- Have you personally experienced or heard about any news stories related to heatwaves?
- respected /ruh-SPEK-tuhd/
- coast /kohst/
- urgently /UR-juhnt-lee/
- robust /roh-BUHST/
- collective /kuh-LEK-tiv /
[adjective] – admired or held in high esteem by others
The professor is highly respected for her contributions to the field of science.
[noun] – the area where the land meets the sea or ocean
We decided to spend our vacation on the coast to enjoy the sun and the sea.
[adverb] – in a way that requires immediate attention or action
The ambulance rushed urgently to the scene of the accident.
[adjective] – strong, sturdy, or capable of withstanding difficult conditions
A robust infrastructure is essential for the sustainable development of a city.
[adjective] – involving or done by all members of a group
The team celebrated their collective success in achieving the project goals.
True or False:
- The recent study by a respected university suggests that climate change has no significant impact on Brazil’s coast.
- The current heatwave in Brazil is solely caused by natural climate events.
- Urgent action is not recommended by experts to address climate change in Brazil.
- The term “robust” in the context refers to weak and ineffective rules.
- The study highlights that Brazil’s climate challenges have only local impacts.
Fill in the blanks:
- ______ efforts are needed to address global challenges like climate change.
- Being a ______ leader, he gained the trust and admiration of his colleagues.
- During our vacation, we enjoyed a picnic on the sandy ______ and collected seashells near the water.
- The teacher called the student ______ to address the important matter.
- The company implemented ______ security measures to protect sensitive information.