Описание презентации по отдельным слайдам:
Tiny part – крошечная часть
To pollute - загрязнять
Rural areas – сельские районы
Polluting ages – загрязняющие компоненты
Global scale –глобальный масштаб
Acid rains – кислотные дожди
Overpopulation - перенаселение
To threaten - угрожать
To affect – воздействовать
To emit – испускать, выбрасывать
Disastrous consequences – гибельные последствия
Greenhouse effect – парниковый эффект
To breathe – дышать, вдыхать
Wastes – отходы
Nowadays, it is difficult to avoid environmental issues. Every time we turn on the television or open newspaper, there are new horror stories about how pollution is having an adverse 1) ………….on our planet. Poisonous 2) ………… from factories destroy the ozone 3) ……….. , contributing to the greenhouse effect, which results in global warming. Acid rain is destroying forests. As more and more rainforest is destroyed, the threat to wildlife 4) …………. , with several endangered species already on the edge of 5) ………….. . In brief, we are heading towards an ecological disaster.
However, we 6) ………. all do something to protect the environment. For the start, we should try to conserve 7) ………… resources such as oil and coal by turning down our central heating and air conditioning, or making 8) ……….. use of our cars. Secondly, since many everyday items such as glass and paper can be recycled, we should try to re-use them rather than throwing them away. Thirdly, we can 9) ………… pressure groups such as Greenpeace or Friends of the Earth. The basic message we should all bear in mind is that: “Think globally, 10) …….. locally!”
Choose the right word from the variants below
1) a) effect b) affect c) influence
2) a) fumes b) smells c) gases
3) a) liar b) layer c) lawyer
4) a) increases b) rises c) raise
5) a) exemption b) existence c) extinction
6) a) must to b) need c) can
7) a) natural b) energy c) food
8) a) less b) more c) much more
9) a) meet b) unite c) join
10) a) act b) do c) make
Fill in the blanks with an appropriate word from the box, using each word once only. There are five extra words.
… is a big problem in our cities.
People can … rubbish instead of throwing it away.
… is very dangerous for people, animals and birds.
Many species of animals are … .
It is necessary to … wild animals.
Greenpeace is an … that fights to protect the environment.
Many people are concerned about the … today.
The seas and rivers are in … .
People need wood and paper so they … forests.
Cars are the world’s biggest air … .
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