72 climate change

Climate Change

Discussion Starters
  • Int – High Int
  • 1–2 hours
  • 5

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 debate whether or not climate change should be the top priority of today's world leaders. This lesson includes grammar practice on using "despite" in a sentence.

Lesson Audio
Lesson Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • listening gap-fill
Vocabulary
  • greenhouse gas
  • carbon footprint
  • freakish
  • tackle
  • cover up
  • cast doubt
  • skeptic
  • time-sensitive
  • undeniable
  • off the hook
Grammar
  • despite