Unit 22 Environmental Protection
In this lesson, we’ll be able to
1. understand some new words. 2. understand the text and get the key information. 3. talk a
bout activities to protect the environment with the expressions learned in the text
consensu s beyond claim relevant ray bounce pin n. 一致的意见 prep. 超出 vt. 声称 adj. 有关的 n. 光线 vi. 反弹 vt. 固定
agriculture coincidenc e condemn drought federal reservation sacrifice n. 农业 n. 巧合 vt. 宣判死刑,注定毁 灭 n. 旱灾 adj. 联邦的 n. 保留,存疑 vt., vi. 牺牲,献出
advocate recycle substitute threaten pancake hurricane vt. 主张,提倡 vt. 回收利用 n. 代替品,代用品 vt. 威胁 n. 薄煎饼 n. 飓风
beyond one’s control 超出……的控制， 不受……的控制 展望未来 指,意即 依次 引起,导致 采取行动 在……前面
look ahead refer to in turn lead to take action ahead of
Earth is like a paradise（天堂）, so it attracts the people from other planet. But after their visiting, they think it’s more like a hell(地狱).
Why do they think it’s more like a hell(地狱)?
Its all because of
WHO Is THE CULPRIT(肇事 者)??????
Melting Polar ice caps
It’s NOT too LATE
? 1) What is global warming? ? Global warming refers to an average increase in the Earth’s temperature that, in turn, leads to climate change. ? 2) What human activities are causing global warming? ? Industry, agriculture, the cutting down of forests, ? the increase in transport and the burning of fuels are causing global warming.
? Scan the text for these following words and work out their meanings. ? consensus, bounce, agriculture, coincidence, condemn, reservation, sacrifice, advocate
? 3. Given this data, it seems that the link between human activities and rising global temperatures is not merely a coincidence.
巧合 ? 4. if we continue to produce carbon dioxide and other gases in such huge quantities, we are condemning life on Earth destroying
? 5. Some government, for example, the USA’s federal government, express reservations about whether global warming is really caused by human activities. 保留意见 ? 6.Experts advocated that each person play their part to save the earth.
put forward and support
Match the Key Words with their Chinese meanings.
1.consensus 2.bounce 3.agriculture 4.coincidence 5.condemn 6.reservation 7.sacrifice 8.advocate A.反弹 B.农业 C.巧合 D.一致的意见 E.保护 F.宣判死刑 G.主张，提倡 H. 牺牲
Gist reading : Skim the text and match the heads with the paragraphs. 1.Draw readers’ attention to Para 1. the topic by asking questions. 2.What should human beings do. Para 2. 3.What is global warming. Para 3.
4.Consequences of global warming.
5. What cause global warming
? 1. In the last few decades, scientists have reached consensus and reported that human beings are causing changes in the earth’s climate agreement ? 2. Without these naturally occurring gases, the sun’s rays would bounce back into space leaving the Earth cold and impossible to live on.
Para.1 Introduction: Human beings are causing____ and it is believed that ________ could be one of the biggest______ in the 21st century. Definition: Global warming refers to_____ in the Earth’s temperature that, in turn,______ climate change.
Causes: Many experts insist that the blame for this global warming can mostly____.
Consequences: If we continue to produce greenhouse gases______. There will be more______ such as floodings, heat waves and droughts. Action: All governments have a responsibility to ____ and each person should_____.
Para.1 Introduction: Human beings are causing______________________________ changes in the Earth’s climate and it is global warming could be one of the believed that ________________ environmental problems in the 21st biggest_____________________________ century.
Para.2 Definition: Global warming refers an average increase to________________________ in the Earth’s temperature that, in turn,___________ lead to climate change.
Causes: Many experts insist that the blame for this global warming can be pinned on human activities mostly_________________________. Consequences: If we continue to produce in such huge quantities There greenhouse gases____________________. will be more___________ disasters such as floodings, heat waves and droughts.
Action: All governments have a responsibility to _________________________________ reduce the amount of carbon dioxide and each play their part person should________________.
Fill in the blanks with phrases in the text.
There is nothing more we can do .the situation is now beyond our control .
As a result of
the accident, she is now
afraid of water.
referred to global warming at The scientist least three times in his speech.
The factory was producing greenhouse
in huge quantities
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