vocabulary: environmental issues

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

pollution
air pollution
water pollution
Znalezione obrazy dla zapytania noise pollution
noise pollution
soil pollution
soil erosion
plastic pollution
Znalezione obrazy dla zapytania ground pollution
landfill
factory
smoke
toxic gases
depletion of ozone layer
Znalezione obrazy dla zapytania greenhouse effect
greenhouse effect
global warming
Znalezione obrazy dla zapytania greenhouse effect
melting ice caps
water shortage
acid rains
forest erosion
trash
waste
dumping trash in the forest
exhaust fumes
oil tanker
oil spillage
sewage
illegal sewage dumping
hazardous chemicals
endangered species
Znalezione obrazy dla zapytania natural habitat
destroying natural habitats of animals
decimation of species
deforestation

Exercise 1. Comlete the ’cause and effect’ table. Use the vocabulary from this lesson and your own ideas.

CauseEffect
1.deforestationdestroying natural habitatss of animals
2.hearing problems
3.oil spillage
4.air pollution
5.acid rains
6.too much sewage
7.melting ice caps
8.water shortage
9.toxic gases

Exercise 2. Make sentences using the expressions from the table and “lead to”, “result in”, “cause”.

  1. Deforestation leads to destroying the natural habitats of animals.
  2. Noise pollution can cause more hearing problems.
  3. ………..
  4. ……….
  5. ……….
  6. ……….

Exercise 3. Check yourself. Name the problems in the pictures.

Znalezione obrazy dla zapytania noise pollution
Obrazek posiada pusty atrybut alt; plik o nazwie image-41.jpeg
Obrazek posiada pusty atrybut alt; plik o nazwie image-28.jpeg
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Answers:

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.

https://www.montsemorales.com/vocabulario/EnvironmentBU-4-5.htm

https://www.englishexercises.org/makeagame/viewgame.asp?id=7283

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