- Do you have reusable things at home?
- How often do you buy clothes?
- approach /uh-PROHCH/
- encourage /en-KUR-ij/
- mention /MEN-shuhn/
- option /OP-shuhn/
- environmental /en-vahy-ruhn-MUHN-tl/
[verb] – to come near or nearer to something or someone in space, time, quality, or amount
In the distance, we could see the train approaching.
[verb] – to make someone more likely to do something, or to make something more likely to happen
At school, we were encouraged to learn foreign languages.
[verb] – to speak about something quickly, giving little detail or using few words
I’ll mention Jacinta about your suggestions.
[noun] – one thing that can be chosen from a set of possibilities, or the freedom to make a choice
They didn’t give him much of an option.
[adjective] – relating to the environment
The focus of the media has increasingly switched to environmental issues.
Sophie Howe’s responsibility as the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales is to encourage public organizations and politicians to consider the long-term consequences of their policies. She went on to say that anyone may make changes, including ones she had made herself. She also mentioned making minor changes like avoiding plastic bottles, refilling glass bottles, and using reusable pads to remove one’s makeup could be options./br>
The Welsh Minister for Climate Change, Julie James, is aware of the necessity of environmental conservation. According to Ms. James, people might be astonished to learn how old many of her clothes are and how many appliances she has around her house that have been fixed rather than replaced. She also stated that “little changes are required” and that “more effort can always be made.”
True or False:
- The world is warming as a result of human-caused fossil fuel emissions.
- Sophie mentioned making minor changes like avoiding plastic bottles.
- Howe uses reusable pads to remove her makeup.
- Julie James is more aware of the necessity of environmental conservation.
- James stated that “big changes are required.”
Fill in the blanks:
- People are becoming far more aware of __________ issues.
- If you look out of the window on the left, you’ll see that we’re now __________ Mall of Asia.
- The wisest __________ would be to cancel the trip entirely.
- The city council is __________ the property’s development for both employment and recreation purposes.
- My wife __________ seeing you the other day.