STARLIGHT 10 UNIT 4.1-4.4
1. Match the words to their meanings
II. Which adjectives best modify the following nouns?
III. Complete the sentences with the words :rumble, rustled, freeze, crashed, howling, banged, whistled, pound, rip
1.The wind… through the empty building.
2.I could hear the distant … of thunder.
3. The leaves…as the wind blew through the trees.
4. The shutters …as the wind battered against them
5. I sat by the window and watched the rain…against the glass.
6.The waves… against the rocks along the coast.
7. …winds and flying debris made the short journey home very dangerous.
8.I hope it doesn’t … tonight, because then the roads will be icy.
9.The wind is so strong that it may …the roof off the house.
IV. Fill in the correct word ;
habitat, captivity, protect, confine, released, species, breed, extinct
Human population expansion and the effects of hunting are threatening many 1)… to such an extent that they are almost 2)… . In order to 3)… them, many animals are kept in 4)… in zoos and safari parks. The idea is that when animals are able to 5)… in safety, their numbers will increase enough so that some of them can be 6)… into their natural 7)… . Some extreme animal rights activists, however, believe that it is better to allow a species to become extinct than to 8)… them in a prison.
V. Complete the gaps with the correct derivative of each word in brackets.
1)(Conserve) are very concerned about the ever growing number of 2)(endanger) species in the world.. 3) (Environment) problems such as freak weather conditions, fire and acid rain are resulting in 4)(destroy) of vast areas of woodland and forest. These areas are home to large numbers of animals, as the land is vital to their 5) ( survive), this is having 6) ( alarm) effects.
7)(Ecology) advocate the use of ozone-friendly products and recycling to achieve a 8)( reduce) in environmental damage. Safari parks have also been established in an attempt to give 9)(protect) to animals from big-game hunters. Numbers are slowly beginning to increase and will10)( hope) continue to do so in the future.
KEYS Starlight 10 (4.1-4.4)
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