The water hidden underground
The Earth is made up of 71% water, with only 29% being land. Out of all the water, 97% is in the oceans, 2% is in the form of icebergs and glaciers, and only 1% is freshwater available for human use. Surprisingly, 95% of all freshwater is underground.
The primary source of underground water is from the sky, which is rainwater. When rainwater falls on the ground, it forms rivers, lakes, and ponds that flow into the oceans, and eventually evaporate to become rainwater again. However, if it seeps into the ground, it becomes groundwater.
1. evaporate v.
2. seep v.
1. be made up of
2. be available for
The primary source／of underground water／is from the sky,／which is rainwater.
If it seeps into the ground, it becomes groundwater.
If it seeps into/the ground,/it becomes groundwater.若它滲透到／地下，／它變成地下水。
考題練習：TOEIC Bridge測驗 X 國中會考題型
1 What percentage of the Earth is covered by land?
2. Where is the main source of underground water from?
(B) Rivers, lakes, and ponds
3. Where is the majority of freshwater located?
(C) Rivers, lakes, and ponds
文章由TOEIC Program Taiwan · Chun Shin提供：
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