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Combating Climate Change With Carbon Capture

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Video Length: 4:55

Updated on: 02/23/2021

Lesson Time: 1–2 hrs.

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Lesson Description

In this ESL lesson plan for adults and teens, students watch a short documentary video and do a listening exercise about carbon capture and climate change. It includes discussion questions and other speaking activities about carbon, climate change, and environmental technology. Students also learn some important vocabulary terms and phrases from the video. The post-viewing section includes activities on vocabulary context usage, missing parts of words, and rewriting sentences. The grammar activity features the usage of a progressive infinitive form. There are additional speaking tasks included, as well as a quiz and review section with a bonus activity.

Video Description

FT environment correspondent Leslie Hook gets behind the scenes at Climeworks, a Swiss company with ambitions to remove one percent of annual global carbon dioxide emissions from the atmosphere by 2025.

Lesson Activities

Carbon Capture, Climate Change, Environmental Technology
Short Answers, Number Matching
Write Your Own Definition, Multiple Choice, Context Usage
Progressive Infinitive
Quiz & Review + Bonus Activity

Lesson Topics

Environmental Innovation, Climate Change, Global Issues

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