English 10 UNIT 9 PRESERVING THE ENVIRONMENT LISTENING
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Watch the video and answer the questions
1.What do you see in the video? 2.What should we do to protect the environment?
Unit 9 : Preserving The Environment Lesson 5: Listening Preserving the natural environment
Task 1. Listen to a student’s talk. What is he talking about? Tick the correct box.
A. B. C.
How to Overcome Natural Disaster Natural Resource Depletion Environmental Degradation Deforestation and Its Effects
Task 2. Listen. Tick the words you hear.
Degrade /dɪˈɡreɪd/ (v): lower in quality Giảm chất lượng
Result /rɪˈzʌlt/ (v): cause an outcome Gây ra một kết quả, kết quả
Erosion /ɪˈrəʊʒən/ (n): condition in which earth’s surface is worn away by the action of water and wind
Tình trạng trong đó bề mặt trái đất bị hư hỏng do tác động của nước và gió, xói mòn
Sewage /ˈsuː.ɪdʒ/ (n): Liquid or solid water carried off in sewers or drains
Chất thải, nước cống
Aquatic /əˈkwætik/ (a): Of water or living in water Nước hoặc sống trong nước
Awareness /əˈweənəs/ (n): Knowledge of something Kiến thức về cái gì, sự nhận thức
1.Degraded /dɪˈɡreɪdid/ (adj): giảm sút chất lượng 2.Erosion /ɪˈrəʊʒn/ (n): sự xói mòn 3. Aquatic / əˈkwætɪk / (adj): sống ở nước 4. Awareness /əˈweənəs/ (n): sự nhận thức 5. Sewage /ˈsuːɪdʒ/ (n): chất thải
Task 3. Listen again. Complete the sentences with 1 or 2 words.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.
affected The natural environment has been seriously __________ and degraded by human activities through many decades
The burning of fossil fuels by factories and motor vehicles has led to air pollution and resulted in acid rain, greenhouse effect and ______ Deforestation forglobal landwarming use has affected the ________ and led to the extinction of the rare animals, extreme floods and land erosion ecosystem
They have changed and degraded the natural environment and let to various_______ We should __________ the burning of fossil fuels, and encourage forestation to replace deforestation People should make ______________ to protect the environment for the next health problems generation control
Task 4. Listen again. Complete the sentences with 1 or 2 words.
What is the definition of environment in the talk?
The natural world in which people, animals and plants live. 2. What has led to air pollution? The burning of fossil fuels by factories and motor vehicles. 3. What has led to soil pollution? The use of harmful chemicals in agriculture. 4. What has deforestation caused? The extinction of rare animals and extreme floods and land erosion. 5. What should we do to reduce water pollution?
.We should dump harmful rubbish and chemicals at appropriate places. 6. What should we do to preserve the forests? We should replace deforestation with forestation. 7. What should people do to preserve the environment for the next generation? We should make every effort to preserve the environment for the next generation.