The Violence of Nature
Introduction and Cultural corner
Can you name some natural disasters?
In Atlantic Area
Have you ever experienced a natural disaster? How did you feel when you experiencing it?
1976年3月28日我国河北省唐山 市发生了7.8级地震。 死亡24.24万人。重伤16.46万人
? ? ? ? worldwide adj. active adj. damage n.&v. cover vt. n. in all 全世界的，遍及全球的 积极的，活跃的 损失，损害 涉及，包含 盖子，封面，掩护物 总计
n.&v. 损失，损害 （1）do/cause damage to 损害 eg. The storm did great damage to the crops . （2） pay for the damage 赔偿损失 （3）receive damage 遭受损失
作 vt.时， ①覆盖，遮盖 eg. Fog and smoke will cover the sky for forty days. ②采访，报道 eg. Alice was asked to cover the World Cup ③涉及，包含 eg. What does this book cover?
作n.时， eg .(1)A box usually has a cover. (2)The book needs a new cover. (3)There was no cover from the enemy fire.
in all 总计
eg. He visited, in all ,ten hospitals in China. above all 首先，最重要的是 after all 毕竟，终究 not at all 一点也不；别客气 first of all 首先
发生 (happen) 没有 be occurred 想起 (occur to)
occur to（主意或想法等）突然浮现于脑中被想起 ⑴ Sth occur to sb. 某人突然想到……
An idea occurs to me. It occurs to sb that……某人突然想到…… It occurred to me that I could invite her to dinner. ⑵ It occurs to sb to do sth. 某人想起去做某事． I supposed it never occurred to you to phone the police.
词义辨析happen/ occur/ take place/ break out ①当事件做主语时occur 和 happen 同义，可互换 An car accident occurred/ happened. ②表示 脑中出现某种想法 时，应使用occur 而不 是happen.
③表示 碰巧做某事，偶然做某事，应使用happen 而不用occur. …… happen to sb/sth. ④take place 常指事先安排，计划的事情发．
Where will the wedding take place?
⑤ break out表示 战争，火灾，疾病等的爆发.
Have you been told what to do if there was an earthquake?
What is the result of the Gulf Stream?