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1430 Komodo Island


Widuri talks about a special island her country with a very special, and dangerous animal.

Learn Vocabulary from the lesson

destroy

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It was destroyed before because of the earthquake.

When something is destroyed, it is damaged very badly. Notice the following:

  1. The house was destroyed by the flood.
  2. The heavy rain destroyed the hiking trail.

roughly

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And roughly, how old is this place?

Here, roughly means about. We use the word roughly to guess about something. Notice the following:

  1. How long roughly will it take to get home?
  2. Can you tell me roughly how much it will cost?

rare

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This is a very rare animal.

Something that is rare is not common. Notice the following:

  1. It is rare for people to speak five languages.
  2. Tigers are now very rare in the wild.

island

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The Komodo Island is the only one island where you can find komodo.

An island is a place surrounded by water. Notice the following:

  1. Australia is one big island.
  2. Japan has four main islands.

beach

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They have, you know, pink beach.

The beach is a sandy place where the land touches water such as a lake, sea, or ocean. Notice the following:

  1. I love to go to the beach on a warm day.
  2. Hawaii has many nice beaches.

hear / heard

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Have you heard about it?

Have you heard about it? means Do you know about it? Notice the following:

  1. Have you heard about the new mall?
  2. I have not heard about it yet.

coral

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The sand color is pink because of the coral.

Coral is sealife that look like rocks and come in many colors. Notice the following:

  1. Divers love to look at coral.
  2. The Great Barrier Reef has colorful coral.

from a distance

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You can only see the komodo from a distance.

When something is from a distance, it is far away. Notice the following:

  1. I can see the tower from a distance. It is so tall.
  2. He waved at me from a distance.
Answer these questions about the interview.

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Vocabulary Challenge

Complete the sentences with the words below.
beach • island • rare
heard • coral • distance
  1. This book is and hard to find.
  2. Have you about my town?
  3. The are many fish around the .
  4. We played volleyball on the .
  5. He lives on a small in the sea.
  6. I can see it barely in the .