- all-time /AWL-tahym/
- comparable /KOM-per-uh-buhl/
- deficit /DEF-uh-sit/
- human-induced /HYOO-muhn-in-DOOST/
- drastically /DRAS-tik-lee/
[adjective] – an all-time high, low, best, etc. is the highest, lowest, best, etc. level that has ever been
The price of wheat has now reached an all-time low.
[adjective] – similar in size, amount, or quality to something else
The European and Asian situations are not directly comparable.
[noun] – the amount by which something, especially a sum of money, is too small
The last five years have seen a deficit in the trade balance.
[noun] – conditions that have been influenced by human activities
Human-induced global warming is certainly real, and we need to stop it.
[adverb] – in a way that is severe and sudden or has very noticeable effects
Our spending plan has been drastically cut.
As a result of human-induced climate change, heatwaves are becoming more common, more intense, and last longer. However, compared to summer heatwaves, which can cause a significant number of additional deaths, heated winter occurrences like these do not have the same detrimental consequences on people. Since the start of the industrial age, the world has already warmed by around 1.1C, and temperatures will continue to rise unless governments drastically reduce emissions.
- How is the winter temperature in your country? Did you feel comfortable in it? Please share in class.
- What do you do to keep your home warm in the winter?
- What would you do if the temperature rose in your area during the winter season?
- Do you think human-caused climate change can still be prevented?
- In your opinion, how do warm winter events affect a country and its people?
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