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You are going to watch a video about two cities and the importance of their trees. While watching the video you have to complete the missing words.
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the video describes the importance of trees for all the cities and how it affects our lives.
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5 minutes 26 seconds
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Listening comprehension
The above lesson is a great teaching resource for:Pre-intermediate (A2)
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This resource is intended for:Elementary schoolers
Elementary schoolers
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1. Fill the gap.
This is the tale of two ancientand the trees that determined their destinies.
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This crowded capital had to continually expand their irrigation system to feed its growing
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They were also growing constantly, and like Uruk, their city relied heavily on an elaboratesystem.
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In Anuradhapura, however , trees were
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Religious reverence slowed farmer's axes and even led the city to planttrees in urban parks.
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But without trees to filter their water supply, Uruk's irrigation systemcontaminated.
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Conversely, Anuradhapura's irrigation system was designed to work in concert with the surrounding.
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Their citygrew to more than twice Uruk's population,
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Trees act like a natural sponge, absorbing stormrunoff before releasing it back into the atmosphere.
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Roots help prevent floods, while reducing the need for storm drains and water treatment.
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But trees aren't just crucial to theof a city's infrastructure; they play a vital role in the health of its citizens as well.
12. Fill the gap.
Without trees to provide shade, buildings absorbed up to nine times more solar radiationdeadly summer heat waves.
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In modern day Hong Kong, tall skyscrapers and underground infrastructure make itfor trees to grow.
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Treesour mental health as well.
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It's even been shown that hospital patients with views of brick wallsmore slowly than those with views of trees.
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… Colonel James Oglethorpethe city of Savannah,
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And urban trees do n't justpeople.
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1967, Singapore's government has planted over 1.
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Trees and vegetation currentlyover 50of Singapore's landmass,
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City planners can lay an eco-friendly
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