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Listen carefully and type the word or words to complete the sentences correctly.
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Humanity is creating a huge impact on the planet, but do you really know how deep it is?
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Listening Practice
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5 minutes 30 seconds
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Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
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Listening comprehension
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Upper-intermediate (B2)
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This resource is intended for:High schoolers, Adults, Business/professional students
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Business/professional students
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1. Fill the gap.
They will find what geologists, scientists, and other experts are increasingly calling the Anthropocene, or new age of.
2. Fill the gap.
There's the Pleistocene, an icy epoch that saw theof modern humans.
3. Fill the gap.
Changes in climate or fossils found in the rock record helpthese epochs and help geologists tell deep time.
4. Fill the gap.
But humans have put new things into the world that never existed on Earth before , likeand plastics.
5. Fill the gap.
… the geologists known as stratigraphers who determine the geologic
6. Fill the gap.
And in just 50 years, we've made enough plastic, at least 8 billion, to cover the whole world in a thin film.
7. Fill the gap.
… kicking off the disappearance of big, likable, andanimals.
8. Fill the gap.
For a species that has only roamed the planet for athousand years,
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… it's a diversity of plants and animals that allows unique pairings of flora and fauna to respond tochallenges,
10. Fill the gap.
If the microscopic plants of the ocean suffer as a result of too muchdioxide,
11. Fill the gap.
People's penchant for burning, oil, and natural gas has spread tiny bits of soot all over the planet.
12. Fill the gap.
Of course, there's an importantbetween us and an asteroid.
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