Skim the letters and find who the writers are and what their purpose of writing the letters is.
The first letter is written by a student who is asking f
or suggestions for his project — global warming. The second letter is written by an editor of Earth Care magazine. He offers the student some suggestions on what to do about global warming.
List Earth Care’s suggestions and then in groups, discuss whether you think you can carry out each suggestion. Earth Care’s suggestions If you are not using electrical appliances, turn them off. Can you Reasons carry it out? Yes
If you’re cold, put on more clothes instead Yes of turning up the heat.
Motor vehicles use a lot of energy, so walk or Yes ride a bike if you can. Recycle cans, bottles, plastics and newspapers Yes and buy things made from recycled materials.
Save energy Save energy Save energy
Get your parents or friends to buy products that are made to save energy.
Plant more trees. Yes
Plants absorb carbon dioxide from the air.
Talk with your family and friends about global warming and tell them what you’ve learned.
Together, individuals can make a difference.
Read the text carefully and fill in the blanks.
What can we do about global warming? ◆ Turn a(n) 1_________________ off electrical appliance when you’re not using it. ◆ Put on more clothes instead of turning heat up the 2_________ . ◆ Walk or 3_____________ instead of ride a bike taking motor vehicles. Recycle ◆ 4 ________ cans, bottles, plastics and newspapers.
recycled ◆ Buy things made from 5__________ materials __________. ◆ Buy products that are made to save energy 6________ . ◆ 7__________ in your garden or your Plant trees school yard. ◆ Talk with your family and friends global warming about 8_______________ .
I. 根据下列各句句意及所给单词的首字母 或汉语提示，写出各单词的正确形式。 cans 1. You’ll need three large c____ of paint. 3. I got out of the car but left the m______ motor running. nuclear 4. They decided to set up a(n) ______ (核 的) power station. 5. I’ll heat it up in the microwave (微波炉). _________
II. 用所给词的适当形式填空。 1. There was _______________ (disagree) disagreement among doctors about the best way to treat the disease. Pollution 2. _________ (pollute) from cars is the main cause of global warming.
III. 根据括号内的提示将下列句子补充完 整。 If she could put up with the conditions ______________________
________ (忍受那里的条件), we would there take her with us. 2. I don’t mind your knowing it so long as it goes no further ________________________ (只要事情不 进一步发展). 3. If you want to save energy, you’d better not use the air conditioner, the heater and so on _________ (等等) when it is not necessary. 4. I realized that she was right — and it made a difference _________________ (有影响).
? Ⅱ.短语 ? 1．代表 On behalf of ________ advocate ? 2．支持建议/做某事 ________ doing ? 3．忍受 Put up with ________ ? 4．作为…的原因________ as a result of ? 5．so long as ________ 只要 ? 6．and so on 等等 ________ ? 7．instead of ________ 代替，而不是 ? 8．turn up ________ 调 大，出现，露面 ? 9.be made from_________ 由…制成 对某人/事做出承诺 10.make a commitment to sb/sth________