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An Amerindian concern?
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Mission 1


An Amerindian concern?




Did you know?

1. The Commonwealth unites many states.
2. What happened in 1966 for Guyana?
3. Where is Belize?
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A Commonwealth concern

1
What is the document about? Choose the odd one out.











2
Look at the tweet and find the keywords in the crossword.
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a) Change in the earth’s weather.
b) A feeling of caring about something.
c) Discuss something with someone who has a different opinion.
d) Make something return to an earlier state.
e) Free and symbolic union between former British territories. 

3
Drag the causes of climate change in the first category, the consequences of climate change in the second one and the solutions you can propose in the third.

  • human activity
  • droughts
  • planting trees
  • geothermal heat
  • renewable energy
  • deforestation
  • floods
  • water shortages
  • recycling
  • greenhouse effect
  • storms
  • sea-level rise
  • climate refugees
  • global warming
  • carbon dioxide
Causes of climate change 🌎 Consequences of climate change 🔆 Solutions ♻️
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Phonology

Pronounce -ed

Listen

Listen: Untouched / lived / protected / thatched / titled / forested / loved / believed / decided / missed. 

Réfléchis : /t/ /d/ /ɪd/ → choisis la bonne prononciation pour chaque mot.

Repeat

Répète : Proved / detached / respected / preserved / kissed.

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Local communities and the forest

1
Watch the video, note the odd ones out and describe the video in a short paragraph using the rest of the words.
jaguar
cook
spider
indegenious protesters
hunters
ant
parrot
non-indegenious
grasshopper
demonstrators
Guyana officials
dancers
female farmers
oil-company employee
eagle
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2
Watch the video again carefully and choose the correct answer.

a) In the first sentence of the video, it is said that everything is
b) In the Amazon rainforest, there are
c) If things don’t change,  % of the Amazon rainforest will be degraded by...
d) The Indigenous people are
e) Protecting the Amazon rainforest is

3
Now sum up the main purpose of the “Amazon Watch” project.



4
The Amazon Rainforest evokes lots of dream images though the truth is often different. Use the two pairs of pictures to explain why.
Toucan
Rainforest
La forêt d'Amazonie
Déforestation au Pérou

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An incredible reserve

1
Describe your dream experience in Guyana to a friend using as if.
a) Everything in the forest is bigger. ➝
b) Colours are more vibrant. ➝ 
c) All plants and animals were created by some magical creature! ➝ 

2
Using the pictures, explain how the Makushi could make money from the forest without destroying it.
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Phonology

As if… / as though…

Observe : It is as if nobody had ever touched the forest! It is as though nobody had ever cut a tree!

Réfléchis : Repère les deux auxiliaires (BE / HAVE) dans ces phrases. Relève les verbes. Quel est le temps utilisé pour BE ? Pour HAVE ? De quel aspect s’agit-il ?

Conclus : Pour imaginer une autre réalité, on utilise ou suivi du passé de + un .
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Mission 1

1
What is Amazon Watch?







2
What do you have to do?







3
Choose your level:





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