# English 7 unit 10 sources of energesson 4 communication

Kim’s Game

Rules: You can see some pictures on the board in
30 seconds.
+ Don’t write
+ Brand
+ Then work in groups to write all the words
from the pictures you’ve seen .

nuclear

wind

coal

solar

biogas

natural gas

oil

hydro

Unit 10 : SOURCES OF ENERGY
Period 82 : Communication

What does the carbon footprint mean?
-It’s about the negative effects we have on the
environment

How big is your carbon footprint ?
1/ Answer the questions below with a number from 1 to 4 .
1 = always

2 = often

3 = sometimes 4 = never

take showers

use a hand
fan

walk or ride
a bike

use low
energy light
bulbs

use public transport

turn off the

lights

only use
as much
water as
you need

only use a little
electricity at home

use biogas for
cooking at home

go to school
by bike

A: How often do you take showers instead of baths ?
B: I always take showers instead of baths.

Activities

Do you ……………..?

1= always
2= often
3= sometimes 4= never

1. take showers instead of baths ?
2. walk or ride a bike when travelling short distances?
3. use public transport when travelling long distances?
4. use a hand fan to keep cool in summer ?
5. use low energy light bulbs ?
6. turn off the lights when leaving a room ?
7. only use as much water as you need?
8. only use a little electricity at home?
9. use biogas for cooking at home?
10. go to school by bike?
Total score:

Number

2/ Add up each other’s answers and look up the score below.

group. Use the following prompts.

- my partner’s carbon footprint is ……………
- he/ she is considerate because ……………
- he/ she could try harder to ……………
- by … …… in the future , he/ she can help to
……………..

group. Use the following prompts.
Example 1- Student gets score 10- 20:
Tuan’s carbon footprint is small . He is considerate because he
My partner’s
often uses a hand fan to keep cool in summer and he usually goes to
school by bike . By doing this in the future he can help to save energy
and protect the environment.

Example 2- Student gets score 21- 30:
My partner’s carbon footprint is quite small . He is considerate
because he always uses low energy light bilbs and he usually goes to
school by bike . By doing this in the future he can help to save energy
and reduce air pollution.

Example 3 - Student gets score 31- 40:
My partner’s carbon footprint is quite big . He is not considerate
because he never takes showers instead of baths .He could try harder
to takes showers instead of baths. By doing this in the future , he can
help to save energy.

Discussion:
What should you do at school as well as
at home to be environmentally friendly ?

Home work