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Assignment 1

You may use English-language Internet sources to help you.
Which English COVID-19 words do you know?

a          Try to think of at least 5 English COVID-19 words.
b          Write them down

 

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Are you weary of the pandemic? You are not alone.
When will it be over?

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Assignment 2

Read the text. For each definition, find the word or expression it describes in the text and write it down.

  • situation in which an illness quickly and affects people worldwide……………………………………………..
  • very obvious and definite………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • something that is dangerous and could cause harm……………………………………………………………………
  • involving the whole world……………………………………………………………………………………………………….
  • to be different…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  • based on personal opinions; not objective………………………………………………………………………………….
  • seriousness……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • something that causes people to worry……………………………………………………………………………………….
  • very many………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • a description or name that is given to something…………………………………………………………………………
  • thinking about something to decide whether you need to change your opinion about it…………………..
  • illness………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  • situation when something becomes smaller or less……………………………………………………………………….
  • behaving in a way that is expected……………………………………………………………………………………………….
  • ways of behaving………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

 

Assignment 3

a        True or false?

1     The COVID-19 outbreak was officially called a pandemic in March 2020.
2     The end of the pandemic will not be a clear-cut moment.
3     The number of people infected with COVID determines the end of the pandemic.
4     The pandemic is over when COVID is gone.
5     Some health safety measures will probably stay even when the pandemic is officially over.

 

b        What are the main three things to determine the state of the pandemic?

1     How much of a threat the disease is; the number of sick people; the impact of the disease.
2     The number of cases; international concern; the most acute phases of the crisis.
3     The number of infected people; the severity of the disease; the impact of the disease.
4     The severity of concern; the number of infected cased; international relations.

 

c        COVID-19 might become a more predictable virus. What does this mean?

1     The COVID situation will gradually become the same in all countries.
2     The disease will become harmless, like the flu.
3     The pandemic will return regularly, but we will know exactly when.
4     There will still be COVID outbreaks in certain times of the year.

 

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