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Interactive video lesson plan for: British sea power. Learn: lagoon, incoming, outgoing, harness, generate

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Words in the News (4th March 2015): British sea power

For vocabulary and exercises: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/witn/ep-150304

Transcript

Six of the world's first tidal lagoon power stations could be built on this bit of British coastline.

Plans have been announced to construct a number of giant man-made lakes which will trap incoming and outgoing tides.

The stations will harness the weight of the water to generate power.

Together they could make eight per cent of the UK's electricity.

Vocabulary

lagoon
an area of sea water separated from the sea by rocks, sand or a
man-made barrier

incoming
moving towards

outgoing
leaving/moving away

harness
control something so you can use its power

generate
(here) make energy for

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