Instant lesson: Zero Waste Movement
- This instant lesson includes an introduction, a reading text (& comprehension questions), a 4-minute lecture listening (& comprehension questions), a speaking discussion (based on the two texts) and a paragraph writing exercise.
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- Time: 1-2 hours.
- Level ***** [B1/B2/C1]
- Video [03.23]
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Reading text: The 400-word text discusses the issue with landfill sites and explains that some people are eliminating waste from their lives. It provides information about the zero waste movement and the strategies that people can use to make the change. It finishes with examples of large companies who have reduced their waste significantly and small companies who are completely zero waste. The reading test includes: headings / T,F,NG / vocabulary.
Listening lecture: The 3.23-minute lecture discusses the issue with waste and explains what zero waste shops are and why people have set them up. It illustrates the benefits of zero waste shops and also explains the criticisms. It finishes with a range of questions that the lecturer proposes and attempts to answer about zero waste shops. The listening test includes: open questions & gap fill exercises.