Overtourism: 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:

Bali, with its stunning landscapes, picturesque beaches, and vibrant culture, has attracted millions of visitors each year.
The sheer number of tourists visiting Bali has put immense pressure on its delicate ecosystems, threatening the island’s biodiversity.
The Bali Starling, a critically endangered bird species endemic to Bali, has been pushed to the brink of extinction due to habitat loss caused by deforestation for tourism infrastructure.
The carbon footprint generated by flights and transportation to and from the island contributes to climate change.

Comprehension questions