Friday, 18 March 2011

THE NEWS: JAPAN IS HIT BY MASSIVE TSUNAMI



WRITE IN THE COMMENT BOX EXAMPLES OF PASSIVE SENTENCES TAKEN FROM BBC.CO.UK
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11 comments:

Anonymous said...

- To try to help cool the fuel rods, have been restricted to missions lasting less than 40 minutes at a time.
- Japanese police say 6,405 people are known to have died and around 10,200 others are missing.
- The atomic crisis was triggered when the power supply to Fukushima

IVAN SMIRNOV

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Anonymous said...

Fire engines are being mobilised from as far away as Tokyo in a bid to hose the reactors down.

Police said more than 450,000 people have been made homeless by the disasters.

Japanese police say 6.405 people are known to have died and around 10.200 others are missing.

SERGI MONTES

bego said...

-The atomic crisis was triggered when the power supply to Fukushima, about 240km (150 miles) north of Tokyo, was damaged by the natural disaster and back-up generators failed.

-Smoke was reported to be billowing from the plant on Friday morning and it was not clear what was causing it.

-Fire engines are being mobilised from as far away as Tokyo in a bid to hose the reactors down.

CAUTAR! said...

- Huge numbers of survivors are gathered in emergency shelters.

- Sea water is being injected into reactors 1 and 3 in an attempt to cool them.

- At Onagawa, after excessive radiation levels were recorded there.

CAUTAR said...

- The evacuation zone has been gradually widened

- The order for the evacuation was issued on 14 or 15 of March

- We were not ordered to make our own way out of the city.

Marian Garcia said...

-At reactor 3, pressure was reported to be rising again.
-In a rare story of survival, an elderly woman and a 16-year-old boy,were found alive in a house in Ishinomaki
-Radioactive contamination has been found in some food products from the Fukushima prefecture.

Sandra Solvas said...

Fire engines are being mobilised from as far away as Tokyo in a bid to hose the reactors down.

Japanese police say 6,405 people are known to have died and around 10,200 others are missing.

The atomic crisis was triggered when the power supply to Fukushima, about 240km (150 miles) north of Tokyo, was damaged by the natural disaster and back-up generators failed.

Television pictures showed water jets being turned on the reactors

Anna said...

- Power may then be restored to reactor 2 as early as Friday night and to reactors 3 and 4 possibly by Sunday, Japanese news agencies reported.

- Smoke was reported to be billowing from the plant on Friday morning and it was not clear what was causing it.

- The atomic crisis was triggered when the power supply to Fukushima, about 240km (150 miles) north of Tokyo, was damaged by the natural disaster and back-up generators failed.

Judith Garcia said...

PASSIVE:
-Japanese police say 6,405 people are known to have died and around 10,200 others are missing.

-But Kyodo news agency reports that the official toll is based on names registered with police, and that the true figure could be in the tens of thousands.

-Smoke was reported to be billowing from the plant on Friday morning and it was not clear what was causing it.

NOT PASSIVE:
-Emergency workers are battling to cool and restore power to reactors at the earthquake-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant but say progress is slow.

-There have been a number of explosions in the reactor buildings since then.

-IAEA chief Yukiya Amano, a Japanese citizen, said in Tokyo on Friday that he would not visit the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on his current trip to Japan.

Judith Garcia Carmona
1r. BAT.CIENT.

Alex Izquierdo said...

Alex Izquierdo 1st Batxillerat

Police said more than 450,000 people have been made homeless by the disasters. Some are sleeping on the floors of school halls.

Japanese police say 6,405 people are known to have died and around 10,200 others are missing.

Outside the immediate quake zone, tens of thousands of homes are said to be without electricity and the government estimates more than 1.6m households have no running water.