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Ecodan- Domestic Heating

ECODAN

PRE-VIEWING ACTIVITIES

  • What do you think Ecodan stands for?
  • Do you know the meaning of the word Heating?
  • What do you think this video is going to be about?

Watch the following video and do the activities below it. When you finish, ask your teacher to help you check your answers in the Key document.

ACTIVITIES  

  1. Why is the way we use energy more important than ever before?
  2. What alternative is this advert is proposing?
  3. What does it need?
  4. Is it difficult to install?
  5. What award has this product received and why?
  6. Over _______ % of the energy we use in our homes goes on heating in hot water so this is a way to lower energy use and lower _____ bills. This will make a difference to the nation’s ________ emissions.
  7. Mitsubishi Electric has recruited and trained hundreds of ________ nationwide as Ecodan  ________  to satisfy the growing  ________
  8. So if you are looking for a __________   _________ technology that _______ costs reduces carbon ______________ and helps you meet renewable energy targets (…)
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What’s the Deal with Carbon?

WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH CARBON?

PRE-VIEWING ACTIVITIES

  • Do you know the meaning of the word Deal? How would you translate this heading?
  • What do you think this video is going to be about?

Watch the following video and do the activities below it. When you finish, ask your teacher to help you check your answers in the Key  document.

ACTIVITIES  

  1. Where can we find carbon?
  2. ________ store carbon in their bodies
  3. When animals eat plants, they eat_________
  4. Some of the carbon from dead plants and animals was trapped underground and over millions and millions of years it turned into ________  ________  and _______
  5. The story of the carbon cycle is that carbon moves around the ____________ from the _______ to ________ to __________ and then back in the atmosphere.
  6. Why are forests important?
  7. If we cut trees, get rid of plants and burn lots of fossil fuels……
  8. All this extra carbon in the air is like a blanket around the Earth. What does this sentence mean?
  9. What can we do to keep the system in balance?

Microcredit

MICROCREDIT

PRE-VIEWING ACTIVITIES

  • Do you know what microcredit is?
  • Where do you think microcredit is common?

Watch the following video and do the activities below it. When you finish, ask your teacher to help you check your answers in the key document.

ACTIVITIES  

    1. What does microfinance mean?
    2. Why don’t most banks consider the very poor as viable clients?
    3. What is ADELANTE?
    4. Microentrepreneurs earn income to…?
    5. Is microfinance charity?
    6. Give somebody a fish, you’ll feed them for a they; teach them how to fish, you’ll feed them for life. This is the basic idea of microfinance. Can you explain it?

     

Blue Carbon, the New Frontier

BLUE CARBON, THE NEW FRONTIER

PRE-VIEWING ACTIVITIES

  • Do you know what blue carbon is?
  • Why do you think blue carbon might be important?

Watch the following video and do the activities below it. When you finish, ask your teacher to help you check your answers in the key document.

ACTIVITIES  

  1. Why are governments meeting in Copenhagen?
  2. What issue is likely to attract a great deal of attention?
  3. What other ecosystems are also doing a great job in terms of natural combat in climate change?
  4. What is blue carbon?
  5. What is the good news? And the bad news?
  6. How can countries of the north assist the countries of the south?
  7. What happened in May 2009 in Indonesia?
  8. The declaration also calls for countries to invest in better management of their _______ and ________
  9. One way of finding this management is to maybe establish a blue carbon _______ based on carbon _______ for better management of fisheries and batter management of __________ areas

 

 

The 3 Rs Song

REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

PRE-VIEWING ACTIVITIES

  • What do you think this video is going to be about?
  • Do you reduce, reuse and recycle at home? Explain the way you do it

Watch the video above and do this filling the gaps activity. When you finish, check your answers here:

POST-VIEWING ACTIVITIES

  • Make a list of all the tips that can be read on the video in order to reduce, reuse and recycle and reflect upon them. 

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1. Did you enjoy the video? Describe it.

2. How many players can you see and what do they do?

3. Do you miss any player? What do you think his job could be in this video?

4. Would you like to come back from your holidays and find out that Barcelona is like this city? 

 

 

FANTASTIC SHINE

Watch this video and do this filling the gaps activity. When you finish, check your answers here:

Have fun 🙂