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environmental issues

english speark wallk around city with less three

Vocabulary: nature (soil, stream, timber, wildfire, flood)
Mini-grammar: by far
Confusing words: breath/breathe, current/actual, dessert/desert, shade/shadow

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Sunrise over the sea. The sea level is rising

Vocabulary: environmental issues and natural disasters
Video: US coastal cities trying to hold back rising sea levels
Synonyms: deal with and run out of

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Garbage sorting. Organic food waste from vegetable ready for recycling in compost bin on blue

Collocations: food (unsold food, fussy eater, surplus food)
Video: Canadians get creative in solving food waste problem
Speaking: food waste questionnaire, conversation questions

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a concept describing greenwashing

Vocabulary: sustainability buzzwords
Videos: greenwashing examples, how to avoid greenwashing
Speaking: conversation questions, brainstorming

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thermometer showing high temperature

Vocabulary: other ways to say “It’s very hot”
Functional language: talking about negative consequences
Speaking: conversation questions, brainstorming, creating an awareness campaign

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a man hiking in patagonia

Idioms: put your money where your mouth is, lead by example, follow in someone’s footsteps

Adjective intensifiers: dirt cheap, brand new, dead serious

Video: “Patagonia founder donates entire company to fight climate change”

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