Overpopulation: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

But the doomsday scenario predicted by those experts hasn’t happened, and it isn’t going to.
The big thing that has defused our population bomb is that people just aren’t having as many babies as they used to.
If these two trends continue for a few more decades, the planet’s population should follow suit.

Comprehension questions