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Listen again and answer the following questions.

1. How many people are interviewed?

2. Is a woman concerned with recycling?

3. Does a man recycle only paper?

4. Does a girl recycle just everything at home?

5. Do you agree that a lot of recycled products are good for the environmental protection?

6. Do you think that recycling saves a lot of energy?

7. Do you recycle products at home?


12.Work in groups. Imagine that you are going to have a videoconference devoted to the problems of the environmental protection with scientists from another country. Make up a list of questions to ask them. Decide what to show and tell them about the environmental protection in our country.

13.You are going to talk about different ways of environmental protection at the symposium "What can we do to save our planet for future generations?" Use information from the text to prepare for the report.


14. Imagine that you are an active member of the “Green Peace organization”. Make a list of DOS and DON’TS for people to protect the environment and to save disappearing species of animals and plants. Write 60 – 80 words. Use these phrases.

- On the one hand …

- On the other hand …

- In any case …

- Actually …

- By the way …

- Anyway …



These tasks can help you to practise The Past Perfect Tense (See Appendix 1 p. 224) and do the following exercises.

15. Fill in the table with the forms of the following verbs:

to roll, to remove, to break, to heat, to twist, to bend, to pollute, to develop, to buy, to solve, to throw, to bring, to leave, to conduct, to build, to clean

Example: to draw


  Indefinite Continuous Perfect Perfect Continuous
Present draw are drawing have drawn have been drawing
Past drew were drawing had drawn had been drawing
Future will draw will be drawing will have drawn will have been drawing

16. Underline the correct tense form in each of the following sentences.

1. People have always polluted / had always polluted their surroundings.

2. Before we came, they had discussed / were discussing the problems that threaten human life on Earth.

3. With the development of industrial cities, which put huge amounts of pollutants into small areas, the problem has become / had become urgent.

4. Our forests are disappearing / had disappeared because they are cut down or burnt.

5. She was relieved to hear that he had saved / saved those animals.

6. If nothing is done / had done about it, one day nothing will be able to live in the seas.

7. He said that he has developed / had developed new methods.

17. Put the verbs in brackets into Past Perfect or Past Simple.

1. We ….. (to have) a lot of trouble because we ….. (to lose) our passports.

2. She really….. (to like) him because he ….. (to help) her.

3. We ….. (to get) into the restaurant only because we ….. (to reserve) our places.

4. Chris ….. (to own) that car for 5 years before he ….. (to sell) it.

5. I ….. (to be) in Greece for 7 months before I ….. (to move) to Spain.

6. They ….. (to study) English before they ….. (to move) to Canada.

7. They ….. (to ride) their bikes before they ….. (to meet) their friends.

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