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Climate Change

Discussion Starters

Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

Students read about how global warming is affecting the world. They discuss why some politicians and business people around the world are ignoring climate change. They also discuss whether or not climate change should be the top priority of today's world leaders.

  • greenhouse gas
  • carbon footprint
  • freakish
  • tackle
  • cover up
  • cast doubt
  • skeptic
  • time-sensitive
  • undeniable
  • off the hook
  • although
  • even though
  • though
  • despite
  • despite the fact that
  • in spite of
  • in spite of the fact that
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • listening gap-fill
Task Content
  • Warm-Up Video(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Watch & Listen(Reference)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review (Multiple-Choice)
  • Grammar Review(Reference)
  • Grammar Practice(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Critical Thinking (Group Activity)(Reference)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)