The second part of Tsunami (See Podcast 172 for Part 1). Story for B1 and B2 learners of English.
The words and expressions I describe today are:
strike fear into human hearts
the heart beats faster
mysterious giant horse
screaming with/in fear, happiness
be in shock
a totally hopeless situation
The three questions for the story area:
1, What else screamed besides the children?
2, Which animals are named in the story?
3, Which two Greek gods are named?
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Mike Bilbrough (Secondary school English teacher and Doctor in English philology)
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