Dark tourism: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

Those with the cash to afford it are taken down to the wreckage in deep sea submarines.

London has no shortage of destinations for those with a curiosity for the macabre.

Perhaps best known today as the home of the crown jewels, the grounds are still inhabited by a spooky murder of crows.

It was, however, home to infamous criminals like Al Scarface Capone, Machine gun Kelly and the Anglin brothers.

Though the killing field of Choeung Ek, is the tourist destination with the Cambodian genocide, it was simply one of hundreds of such fields.

With radiation affecting an area of roughly 1000 square miles, Chernobyl will remain uninhabitable for some 20 000 years.

Comprehension questions