Dec 112012

In this episode: Sandy Island appeared on maps as a piece of land between Australia and New Caledonia in the South Pacific. But when scientists from the University of Sydney went to the area, they found only the blue ocean of the Coral Sea.
Alice and Neil try to find out more.

What’s the name of the legendary island which is said to have sunk into the sea? Is it:
a) Pacifica
b) Atlantis
c) Oceana


reading maps: understanding and finding your way using a map
navigator: person who plots the direction or location
expedition: research trip
suspicious: not trusting or believing
human error: mistake made by a person
nautical: related to the sea and oceans
variety of sources: selection of reference material

6 Minute English – Invisible island Transcript Video

Click here for more 6 Minute English episodes

Click here for more from the BBC

Listen to ESL Podcasts and AudioBooks with Transcript
Listen to ESL Podcasts with Notes
Learn English from Teachers
Practise Your English Online

Choose Meaningful Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate or Advanced Series

Source: BBC Learning English

More Series for You:

 Leave a Reply

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>