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Interactive video lesson plan for: Ivory smuggling. Learn: haul, market value, seizure, tusks, transported

Activity overview:

Words in the News (22nd April 2015): Ivory smuggling

For vocabulary and exercises: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/witn/ep-150422

Transcript

It's an impressive haul.

Four tonnes of ivory, with a market value of $6m. Customs officials in Thailand say it's the biggest seizure in the country's history.

The elephant tusks were tracked from the Democratic Republic of Congo for two months.

Officials say they were being transported to Laos, from where they believed the ivory would be sold to customers across Asia.
Vocabulary

haul
an amount of stolen or illegal items

market value
potential price of an item if it is sold

seizure
(here) act of capturing something using force

tusks
long and pointy teeth coming out of an elephant's mouth

transported
taken from one place to another

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