Please think about the questions below:
1. What caused the environmental problem? 2. How to solve it?
A Read this leaflet about a new hotel which is f
riendly to the environment.
Tourists who are friendly to the environment when go solar energy Protection of environment eco-friendly Using the sun’s energy Fuel such as coal, oil, that was fuel formed over millions of years from the remains of animals or plants environmental Making air, water, soil etc. dirty protection Environmental protected pollution
The prefix ‘eco- ’ comes from Greek and means ‘earth’. It is used in many words to talk about the environment. Write six words that include the prefix ‘eco- ’. Use your dictionary if you need to.
Words including ‘eco-’
B When we talk about things that are bad for the environment, many of the words that we use are compound nouns. Use the compound nouns in the box to label the pictures.
clear-cut logging global warming slash and burn farming acid rain
 global warming
 clear-cut logging
 burn farming
C. Help Ecovilla write an ad. Fill in the blanks with words from Part A on page 26.
Ecoville, the perfect holiday destination! The idea behind our hotel is (1) _____________ protection. It is safe environmental and fun for the whole family, even Mother Earth!
Ecoville was created by Li Zheng, a scientist. He was worried about warming and the hole in the (2) __________. He wanted a chance to have pollution a holiday in a beautiful part of the world, but not to cause damage to the (3) _________ ecosystem of the area. One night he saw a television show about a village in Africa. The whole village uses
(4) ______ energy from the sun. No (5) ______ fuels are burnt in people’s homes. There is no harmful waste from the factories because it is changed back into fuel and used to power the factories. Mr Li was very excited about this idea, and decided to build Ecoville exactly the same way.
Nothing you find in Ecoville causes any harm at all. We built our hotel around the trees — you can relax and be sure that there was no damage done to make space for your room. We even checked to make sure that the materials we used to build were (6) ____________. eco-friendly
So come and join us, become part of the new generation of tourists, (7) ecotourists and spend your next __________, holiday in beautiful Ecoville.
1. Try to write an article on some environmental pollution and how to solve the problems. 2. Write a guide on how to be an ecotourist.
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