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ENGLISH FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS :Activity 1 ?A. Can you provide a definition for civil engineering "?B.

Watch the following video: "What do civil engineers do -:(Complete the following chart ( based on the video

Surveying and mapping engineers

Hydraulic and irrigation engineers

Environmental engineers

Traffic Engineers

?"C. What is the meaning of a "water well

:Transcript :Listen again and fill in the missing words Civil engineers design roads, .., tunnels, .. and :airports. They combine a . of . science Engineering, ., physics, and hydraulics to .create the physical . essential to . life :Naturally, there are numerous sub- specialties Surveying and . engineers identify the best for construction. Hydraulic and .. engineers focus on dams, . control, wells and reservoirs. Environmental engineers deal with waste .. products, .. disposal and plants. And traffic engineers Specialize in designing people systems; they underground ., commuter or new or improved roads and ... A bachelor degree is the minimum educational .. At some universities, this a five- yearprogram. But co-op, junior colleges and night- schools options are also ... Becoming a civil engineer is a lot of , but if you like the idea of being part of big .. projects that improve people's ., it could be just the ! for you

:Civil engineering The term civil engineering describes engineering work " performed by civilians for non- military purposes. In general, it describes the profession of designing and executing structural works for the general public and the communal environment. Civil engineering covers different areas of engineering, including the design and construction of large buildings, roads, bridges, canals, railway lines, airports, water- supply systems, dams irrigation, harbors, ."docks, aqueducts, and tunnels The civil engineer needs a thorough knowledge of" surveying; of the properties and mechanics of construction materials; of the mechanics of the structures and soils; and of the hydraulics and fluid mechanics. Today civil engineering includes the production and distribution of energy, the development of aircraft and airports, the construction of chemical processes plants and nuclear power ."stations, and water desalination

:Water well A water well is an excavation or structure created in the" ."ground by digging, or drilling to access groundwater