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  • 1. AGRUPAMENTO DE ESCOLAS DE CARVALHOS Language Portfolio My Dossier (year 11) Vocabulary / Grammar - 1 The Environment – Our HomeVocabulary“A variety of environmental problems now affect our entire world. As globalization continues and the earths natural processestransform local problems into international issues, few societies are being left untouched by major environmental problems.”“However every environmental problem has causes, numerous effects, and most importantly, a solution.”http://library.thinkquest.org/26026/Environmental_Problems/environmental_problems.htmlDo the following activities. A. Complete the following environmental quiz. Identify the correct answer.1. This is the principal gas which causes the 6. Flora and fauna which ace extinction.greenhouse effect. a. carbon dioxide a. boring plants b. dust b. endangered species c. oxygen c. stupid animals2. Old bottles, paper and plastic are collected so 7. Precipitation of wet and dry deposits ofthey can be used again. airborne acidic pollutants, which have destructive results. a. cycling a. acid rains b. recycling b. landfill c. refuse collection c. waste3. These are what we need to discover and 8. The rise in the average temperature of thedevelop in order to stop using fossil fuels. Earth’s atmosphere and oceans. a. alternative energy sources a. droughts b. bicycles b. exhaust fuels c. coal and gas c. global warming4. The idea that industrial societies can enjoy a 9. When people illegally hunt wild animals, theygood economy without destroying the are charged with ...environment a. deforestation and poaching for a. poaching exportation b. eating less hamburgers b. baiting c. sustainable growths c. smuggling5. Energy which comes from natural resources 10. A huge mass of ice slowly flowing over a landsuch as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves and mass, formed from compact snow in an areageothermal heat is called ... where snow accumulation exceeds melting is ... a. renewable energy a. solar energy b. non-renewable energy b. glacier c. fossil fuels c. a myth.Language Portfolio (year 11) – Vocabulary / Grammar
  • 2. B. Some people have been busy looking for some solutions to the environmental problems we have been creating. What solutions can you think of? The 3 Rs : __Reuse_____ ___Reduce________ _____Recycle_______ Reduce the emission of _Carbon Dioxide________________________________________________________ Use ____Solar panels, alternative energy sources,___________________________________________ ___ ________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________ C. Alternative Lifestyles – describe / explain the following.Cloning: Is the process of producing similar populations of genetically identical individualsAlternative Medicine: Is any practice that is put forward as having the healing effects of medicine, but isnot based on evidence gathered with the scientific method.New Age Travellers: Are groups of people who often espouse New Age (or so-called "hippie", "gypsy")beliefs, and travel between music festivals and fairs in order to live in a community with others who holdsimilar beliefs.Ecovillage: Are intentional communities with the goal of becoming more socially, economically andecologically sustainable.Vegetarianism: Is the practice of abstaining from consumption of meat – red meat, poultry and seafood.It may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter, such as animal-derived rennet andgelatin.Veganism: is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly in diet, as well asan associated philosophy that rejects the commodity status of sentient animals. D. Take note and define or translate words / expressions related to the themes discussed in class.Language Portfolio (year 11) – Vocabulary / Grammar
  • 3. AGRUPAMENTO DE ESCOLAS DE CARVALHOS Language Portfolio My Dossier (year 11) Vocabulary / Grammar - 2 Our Environment – because of the Past and PresentGrammarWe live on a Wonderful Planet. However, sometimes we take actions that may put the natural survival of the world at risk.Although Earth is such a beautiful place, we put its health in jeopardy with our acts.You have already done some grammar activities both in class and at home. Nonetheless you should probably domore tasks. So, I suggest you go to the school library and look for more exercises in the grammar books. You canalso look for activities on the Internet. Do the extra grammar activities on the page.You must look for exercises on: - A. Past Tenses - B. Connectors / Linking Words A. Here is a suggestion to start you off. Complete the table below. Verb Tense Use ExamplesI play regular activities routine Amy and Sue play tennis every present simple Present tenses universal truths / facts Saturday.I am playing temporary situation present action happening now At the moment we are playing an continuous planned future events environmental game in class.I have played an action that happened at an I have played that game more Present perfect unspecified time than twenty times. simple before nowI have been Something started inplaying present perfect the past and has Weve been playing tennis for two continuous continued up until hours. now Past tensesI Played finished past action I didnt play that game yet. Past Simple definite time in the pastI was Playing an action that continues At 6pm yesterday Tom was playing an Past continuous in the past until on-line game. another action interrupted it.I had Played Actions in the past past perfect that happen before I had played on-line games before another action. I watched a filmLanguage Portfolio (year 11) – Vocabulary / Grammar

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