- Which electric appliance do you think uses the most energy?
- How do you save energy every day?
- energy /EN-er-jee/
- bill /bill/
- tax /taks/
- warn /wawrn/
- quarter /KWAWR-ter/
[noun] – the power from something such as electricity or oil that can do work, such as providing light and heat
Many countries are finding different energy sources.
[noun] – a request for payment of money owed, or the piece of paper on which it is written
You will receive your monthly internet bill through email.
[noun] – (an amount of) money paid to the government that is based on your income or the cost of goods or services you have bought
The government increased the tax on cigarettes.
[verb] – to make someone realize a possible danger or problem, especially one in the future
Please be warned of the heavy rain tonight.
[noun] – one of four periods of time
You can choose to have your electricity bill every quarter.
True or False:
- Spain’s government plans to use $3 billion from energy company profits to help reduce electricity bills.
- The “shock plan” took effect on Wednesday, September 15.
- There was a recorded $202.4 price per megawatt-hour in Europe on September 15.
- Italian Minister Robert Cingolani says there is a possible 40% increase in electricity rates in the next quarter.
- Greece’s government is planning to give financial aid to most of its country’s households.
Fill in the blanks:
- How much was our water _______ last June?
- She _______ him about the possible risks of online shopping.
- We will get the results in the next _______.
- Turn off the lights and all appliances to save _______.
- _______ is automatically deducted from your salary.