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Vocabulary Quiz
reserve • enclosure • in half
tip over • nasty
  1. She can be when she is mad .
  2. The puppy is kept in an for safety.
  3. We toured the nature .
  4. He cut his debt .
  5. Try not to the bucket.
Comprehension Quiz
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1314 The Big Five

Michael talks about the most famous animals in South Africa and which one is the most dangerous.

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wildlife reserve


You can go on to wildlife reserves to see these animals.

A wildlife reserve is protected land for wild animals. Notice the following:

  1. African safaris are usually on wildlife reserves.
  2. There is a wildlife reserve for native birds near my city.



They're all in wildlife enclosures.

An enclosure is an area with a wall or fence around it. Notice the following:

  1. The animals are kepts in a small enclosure.
  2. The deer escaped from the enclosure.

tip -- over


He can tip your boat over.

When something tips over, it turns over. Notice the following:

  1. The wave tipped the raft over.
  2. Our boat tipped over when I leaned over the side.

in half


Bite you in half

When something is cut in half, it is split into two pieces. Notice the following:

  1. She cut her spending in half.
  2. He broke the candy bar in half so we could share it.



Crocodiles can also be nasty.

Nasty means not nice. For animals it can mean dangerous. Notice the following:

  1. Be careful, that dog can be nasty.
  2. He can be nasty if he does not get his coffee in the morning.

Speaking Challenge

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