Environmental Pollution and Protection (ACTIVITIES ( Pair discussion on…
Environmental Pollution and Protection
Steps can be taken to control pollution and protect environment
General view on current environmental system
Causes for different types of pollution
The effects different kinds of pollution have on various aspects
e.g. on human, on animals, on environmental system ( atmosphere, climate) etc.
Types of environmental pollution
e.g. air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, voice pollution etc.
Pair discussion on current environmental status from their perspective
Find out differences in environmental condition between nowadays and the past by comparing pictures provided (visual pedagogy)
Summarize and classify the environmental problems mentioned in group work into different types
Brainstorm and hypothesize the causes (or actions) that may lead to the specific pollution
Draw on the effects of different pollution by using pictures, videos etc.
Understand the relationship between environmental pollution and people's action. Put forward some suggestions to protect the environment.
LANGUAGE THROUGH LEARNING
Presenting evidence (the relationship between causes and effects)
Making use of the feedback received
Summarizing and analyzing skills
Writing and presentation skills on intervention project
Different environmental problems in different areas
Show videos of interventions taken by people in different countries (context-based)
Ask the students to do the survey of people's understanding on the importance of environmental protection
LANGUAGE FOR LEARNING
Language for group work (discussing and comparing)
Language for expressing their own ideas
Writing a intervention report on environmental pollution
Language for making suggestions
LANGUAGE OF LEARNING
Key vocabularies and phrases related to the topic of environment and pollution
The use of simple past, present simple and present perfect tense
Language of explaining and hypothesizing
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