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Task Description
Watch the video and complete the gaps. The vocabulary is useful for discussing environmental problems
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Scene summary
A man on the scene is giving a speech on environmental problems wich cause the species to die.
Video source
Endangered species
Video length
11 minutes 21 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
Listening comprehension
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Advanced (C1)
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This resource is intended for:Adults
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Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Choose the correct options.
US Fish and WildLife Service was able "to intervene"...
to stop
to interfere
to shut down
2. Fill the gap.
Eleven years ago, Beau was diagnosed with giraffe.
3. Choose the correct options.
we pulled out all the stops means...
we were desperate
we didn't know what to do
we did everything we could
4. Fill the gap.
We contacted every researcher that was studying this poorly understood condition around the world and got their
5. Choose the correct options.
what means "to buffer" his digestive track...?
to set off
to stop
to protect
6. Choose the correct options.
the word "robust" means....
sick and poor
strong and healthy
happy and active
7. Fill the gap.
Since that time he's had fivewhich is really critical to the genetics of this population.
8. Fill the gap.
Many have evolved toon other species, and we're not immune from that.
9. Fill the gap.
Itsis lost, and eventually, you get to the stage where there's the potential of collapse.
10. Fill the gap.
Deforestation on a massive scale is not only destroying habitats that tookto evolve ,
11. Fill the gap.
I've seen it when theywith nature.
12. Fill the gap.
Now through careful captiveand stewardship, there are tens of thousands of them again.
13. Fill the gap.
The bald eagle , our national symbol, was almostby irresponsible use of pesticides.
14. Fill the gap.
The California condor is now, once again,over the skies of our west coast.
15. Fill the gap.
All these stories are still- these guys aren't safe.
16. Fill the gap.
… but we started working with him when he was nine, and he's actually in the audience today, has been.
17. Fill the gap.
He set up hot chocolate stands and lemonade stands and found all kinds of creative ways to raiseto save species for …
18. Fill the gap.
He also developed information sheets for his neighbors and friends to learn how to live more
19. Fill the gap.
Ecotourism - there is no better direct economic benefit that justifies theof habitats than ecotourism.
20. Fill the gap.
Getin politics.
21. Fill the gap.
It's going to be done with many small steps, many veryactions.
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