Unit 4 module 6
Coal power station
1 2 Carbon dioxide 二氧化碳
Reading & Comprehending :
The Earth is Becoming Warmer
--But Does It Matter?
Read the passage quickly and answer the following questions:
? 1. Who wrote the magazine article? What is the name of the magazine? ? 2. What are the names of the three scientists mentioned in the article? ? 3. Do they agree with each other about global warming? ? 4. What does the article mainly talk about?
Are the statements True or false? Correct the false one. 1. Only few scientists subscribe to the view that the increase in All a scientists the earth's temperature is due to the burning of fossil fuels. 2. If there were no ‘greenhouse effect’ , the earth would be about 33 degrees Celsius cooler than it is. But too much dioxide 3. We need greenhouse gases. So we should addcarbon huge quantities of extra carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. will cause temperature to go up 4. It was Charles Janice Keeling Foster who made accurate measurements of the amount of carbon dioxide in the air. 5. All scientists agree that the burning of fossil fuels has resulted in more carbon dioxide. 6. George HambleyIs agrees with opposed to Janice Foster on global warming.
F T F
Listen to the tape and fill in the blank
? Janice Foster:
serious ? It could be very ______ rise several ? There may be a ____of metres in the sea level. ? It may cause severe storms, floods _____,droughts, famines, the spread _______of diseases and the
? George Hambley:
? More carbon dioxide is actually a _________ positive thing
? It will make plants grow __________; quicker ? Crops will produce more ______;
? it will encourage a greater ________ range of animals----all of
____________of species. disappearance
which will make life for better human beings __________
Maldives (马尔代夫) is disappearing from the world
What can you do to slow the global warming?
The minimum effort is also a kind of support.
Let’s stop pollution ! Let’s save the earth !
After class, ask more people to join you in your action!
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