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Task Description
Learn the vocabulary for speaking about Environmental Issues, give your opinion on the issues
Video details
Scene summary
The video shows the key facts on Environmental issues , with examples and explanations
Video length
5 minutes 24 seconds
Video genre
Lectures (e.g. TED talks)
Language goals
listening
Listening comprehension
General topic
Grammar topic
Other pedagogical goals
Level
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Pre-intermediate (A2)
Student type
This resource is intended for:High schoolers
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High schoolers
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Upload date
02/04/2020
Video quiz questions (printable)
1. Fill the gap.
means to sort and collect rubbish in order to treat it and produce useful materials that can be used again
2. Fill the gap.
are fuels, such as gas, coal, and oil, that were formed underground from plant and animal remains millions of years ago
3. Fill the gap.
is a person who is interested in or studies the environment and who tries to protect it from being damaged .
4. Fill the gap.
Permanent removal of trees is called
5. Fill the gap.
The natural environment in which an animal or plant usually lives is called
6. Fill the gap.
Aproduct is intended to be thrown away after use.
Lesson Plan
Pre-tasks
1. Study the Vocabulary list
2. Watch the video about Environmental Issues and learn 15 key-words
3. Complete the sentences with a words or phrase from the video .
Discussion questions
1. Do you think there are lessons to learn from nature?
2. What can you do to make this world a better place?
Vocabulary list
recycle
pārstrādāt /to sort and collect rubbish in order to treat it and produce useful materials that can be used again
garbage
atkritumi / waste material or unwanted things that you throw away
fossil fuel
fosilā degviela / fuels, such as gas, coal, and oil, that were formed underground from plant and animal remains millions of years ago
pollution
piesārņojums / damage caused to water, air, etc. by harmful substances or waste
protect
aizsargāt / to keep someone or something safe from injury, damage, or loss
deforestation
mežu izciršana / the cutting down of trees in a large area, or the destruction of forests by people
sea level
jūras līmenis / the average height of the sea where it meets the land
environmentalist
vides speciālists
habitat
biotops / the natural environment in which an animal or plant usually lives
wildlife
savvaļa / a person who is interested in or studies the environment and who tries to protect it from being damaged by human activities
extinct
izmiris/ not now existing
disposable
vienreizējais / A disposable product is intended to be thrown away after use
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