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English for oil workers

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English for OIL workers

by: Christine Canning-Wilson, ADMC, Higher Colleges of Technology

Step 1. Ask the students to use an online dictionary or regular dictionary to find the appropriate definitions for the following vocabulary words listed below:

Vocabulary Words:

1. rig
2. drill
3. platform
4. safety
5. offshore
6. onshore
7. pipes
8. pump
9. flare
10. petroleum
11. byproducts
12. refinery
13. grade (quality)
14. flammable
15. attendant
16. distribution
17. storage tank
18. OPEC
19. dangerous
20. clearance
21. quota
22. barrels per day (BPD)
23. supertanker
24. barge
25. helicopter
26. prohibit
27. explosion
28. crack
29. broken
30. leak
31. cap
32. wastage
33. ladder
34. leave time
35. access
36. forbidden entry
37. shift
38. lever
39. shift (time)
40. shaft
41. safety
42. engineer
43. technician
44. slippery
45. sea sickness
46. wave
47. evacuation
48. lifeboat
49. lifejacket
50. diver
51. maintenance

Step 2. Have students put the words into a BINGO board. Read the definition and allow students to review their lists in order to review important terms

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