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English Spanish Vocabulary – Natural disasters Desastres naturales Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Basic, Learning, Pronunciation, Spanish Vocabulary

Today we are going to practice useful Spanish vocabulary related to Natural disasters.

Hoy vamos a practicar vocabulario español útil relacionado con Desastres naturales.

 

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Natural disasters Desastres naturales

Ayuda: Aid/Help
Asustado: Frightened/Scared
Aterrorizado: Terrified
El derrumbe: Landslide
La explosión: Explosion
El huracán: Hurricane
El tornado: Tornado
El incendio: Fire
Fuego incontrolado: Wildfire
La inundación: Flood
El monzón: Monsoon
El tsunami: Tsunami/Tidal wave
El socorrista: Lifeguard
El guardacostas: Coastguard
El terremoto: Earthquake
La tormenta de nieve: Blizzard
La avalancha: Avalanche
El trueno: Thunder
El relámpago: Lightning
El volcán: Volcano
La erupción: Eruption
Ayudar: To help
Destruir: To destroy
Escaparse/Huir: To escape
Morirse: To die
Tormenta de nieve: Snowstorm
Quemar: To burn
Rescatar: To rescue
Salvar: To save
Sobrevivir: To survive
Sobreviviente /superviviente: Survivor
Perdido: Lost
Vivo: Alive

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I am from Bilbao in northern Spain. I qualified as a Spanish Language Teacher in 2004. I have taught Spanish in England and Spain and now really enjoy teaching the Spanish Language via my website The Spanish Blog to students from all around the world. I love my job and the intricacies of the Spanish Language. My main personal interests are music, reading and cooking. I studied music for twelve years in Bilbao and I play the piano. I also enjoy singing and I try my best to sing more in English now. I hope very much that you enjoy my posts and welcome any comments.