The_Greenhouse_Effect

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LearnEnglish Professionals THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT AUDIOSCRIPT www.britishcouncil.org/professionals.htm © The British Council, 2006 The United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We are registered in England as a charity. An expert is explaining what the Greenhouse effect is and the problems it can cause. Comprehension activity Before listening, match the following words to their definitions. The answers are below the audio script. Word Definition 1. Radiation a) A large hole in the ground where waste is buried. 2. Carbon dioxide b) The slow increase of the Earth’s temperature 3. Landfill c) The broken pieces left when something large has been destroyed. 4. Fossil fuels d) A gas without colour or smell, produced when you breathe out. 5. Debris e) Fuels produced from decayed animal or plant material. 6. Global warming f) A form of energy produced during a nuclear reaction. Interviewer Doctor Grant, could you explain in a few words what The Greenhouse Effect actually means? Doctor Grant
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