Townsville: Crocodiles seen in Australia's flooded streets – BBC News Review reviews

September 10, 2022

Crocodiles have been seen moving through the waters of the recently flooded Australian city of Townsville. In addition to the heavy flooding caused by unprecedented rainfall, thousands of homes have been damaged and two men have also gone missing. Tom and Dan discuss the story and teach you the vocabulary you need to talk about it.

Key words and phrases
steps in
becomes involved in something
• If the meeting gets too loud, the boss usually steps in to calm everyone down.
• The protest is now so large the police have stepped in to maintain order.

sends people or things somewhere for a purpose

• The state deploys emergency aid each time there is a hurricane.
• We are deploying extra troops to help search the area for survivors.

move or travel freely without any real purpose or direction

• Noisy teenagers roam around the streets of my town at night. It’s very distracting!
• It was incredible to see the animals roaming freely around the safari park.

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  1. Government should step in to help those became homeless due to the pandemic

  2. Reply
    Syed shabaz Haider naqvi September 10, 2022 at 1:08 am

    Thank you

  3. Tom n Dan both are outstanding! Your videos are helpful for learning vocabulary!

  4. when watching your videos, I never roam betwen them. Thanks.

  5. Arguments getting heated between my two friends. So I stepped in to calm down the situation.

    I usually never step in to my parent's fight.

    According to Economic times, New recruitment drive is aiming to deploy more than 50,000 science students for NASA team.

    We need to inform blue cross because the infected dogs roaming freely in our street.

  6. U do well job sir keep it up 👍

  7. 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

  8. thank you for you do so good job i am from Thailand i watch language teaching from you BBC News learning make me can speaking and reading i use for my life and get good job so thank you again

  9. Thank you guys, you did the great job

  10. Reply
    Fernando Torres Flores September 10, 2022 at 1:08 am

    Well, watching news and learning english, fantastic!

  11. Please could you tell me where I could text u personally? ?I've I want to improve my English with you pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee I'm waiting 4 ur answer

  12. Hi,bbc. I love you all especially Catherine and Dan I like their accents.

  13. These two guys are very cute and the presentation is quite interesting. I like it very much. Good job to BBC Learning English.

  14. thank u good men

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    José Luiz Washington September 10, 2022 at 1:08 am

    verry good explanation about it

  16. Excellent explanation of words with useful examples…😀

  17. Outstanding video! Thanks, BBC.

  18. Wow I've been roaming around YouTube and then I came across that excellent channel so I think it's a must to step in and say thanks guys!

  19. Would you please tell me in which process I should adopt to learn from your video? I mean I can't catch up your video.

  20. I am a huge fan of 2 these reporters. They have a clear good voice. This is the fantastic way to imitate. Thanks

  21. Government has deployed its cops to catch those protestors who are roaming on the streets. This action may help the government to hinder other volunteers who are thinking to step in this rally.

  22. The one with black T-shirt is hot tho

  23. I am forbidden to roam around the town street after I've failed the exam.

  24. Thank you, BBC. Unfortunately you have re-organised your BBC site and now I am totally lost with my learning process… I was doing everything from the oldest to the newest lessons and now it has been categorised into themes like: Courses, Features, Grammar etc.

  25. Dan is married 💔

  26. Reply
    Анастасия Орлова September 10, 2022 at 1:08 am

    Thanks guys! We make my day)

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