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03 March B1 C1 climate change Earth Hour, 24th March

28th March. Earth Hour

Bring the environmental consciousness of #EarthHour into class while listening to spoken word artist Prince Ea with this lesson for young learners, teens and adults B2 and above.

Students will:

  • Discuss the good and less good things humanity has done.
  • Watch a video by a spoken word artist to check predictions.
  • Watch the video again within the excellent resource vizia.co and answer questions to check detailed comprehension
  • Create a survey and ask their classmates
  • Discuss the topic.

Use these interactive slides. It requires internet and a projector:

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What is the Paris Agreement? Turning Aspirations into Actions

What do you know about Paris? And what do you and your students know about the Paris agreement? Find out with this fun lesson, in which students B1 upwards will:

  • Compare what they know on these topics
  • Watch a video to find out about the Paris agreement
  • improve their ‘multimedia literacy’ focusing on combinations of image, video, voice, music and text
  • Discuss what can be done to stop climate change
  • Make a presentation on ‘turning aspiration into action’

Click below for the lesson. The teacher’s notes are included!

 

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How to survive the environment question in the IELTS exam!

Is the environment a topic you would feel confident dealing with in the IELTS exam. If the answer is ‘No!’ you are not alone.

Don’t worry, help is at hand. Try this activity and you’ll find the environment topic is far less scary than… well than some of the environmental problems we currently face.

You will:

  • Learn exam preparation techniques
  • learn environment vocabulary
  • watch an inspiring video with 2017 winners of the Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change by http://biomovies.tve.org/

Are you ready? Enlarge the Sway presentation below and click on the buttons to do the activity.

https://sway.com/s/2K4K1k0PSYWL05Fn/embed