Sunday, August 17, 2014

Can we trust the Corporations to keep the Environment Clean? English Lesson

Everyone has a responsibility to safeguard the environment.  In the United States and Europe, there are many safeguards to protect the environment. But what happens in China?

Read this article and be prepared to talk about it with your English teacher.  http://www.nbcnews.com/news/asia/mysterious-river-runs-blood-red-china-n165551

Key Term: 
baffled
boast 
banks 
polluted
on the scene 

Questions:
What was so surprising about the river turning red? 
What is the normal situation with this river? 
How long did it take for the river to turn red?
What is the effect of the red water? 
Which types of industries can cause this type of red water?
Can we trust the Corporations to keep the environment clean?
What other questions would you like to ask the scientists?


What laws does your country have to safeguard the environment?
Can this happen in your country? 
What are the punishments to a company that pollutes the environment? 
What do you do to protect the environment? 


Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach, Professional English Teacher 


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