Vocabulary: environmental issues. Learn English words connected with environmental pollution. Read the post and then do the exercises at the bottom of the page.
If you want to get to know more vocabulary connected with nature and environment – go here – you will learn words for describing landscape.
Vocabulary: environmental issues
Exercise 1. Comlete the ’cause and effect’ table. Use the vocabulary from this lesson and your own ideas.
|1.||deforestation||destroying natural habitatss of animals|
|6.||too much sewage|
|7.||melting ice caps|
Exercise 2. Make sentences using the expressions from the table and “lead to”, “result in”, “cause”.
- Deforestation leads to destroying the natural habitats of animals.
- Noise pollution can cause more hearing problems.
Exercise 3. Check yourself. Name the problems in the pictures.
2. noise pollution
3. water pollution
4. exhaust fumes
5. forest erosion
6. water pollution
7. global warming, greenhouse effect
8. global warming, greenhouse effect
9. ozone layer depletion
Practise vocabulary online:
Learn the words and then do the online exercises to check how much you remembered.