Unit 2 Topic 3 Would you like to be a greener person? Section C
Look up these words in a dictionary.
原子核的， 原子能的； 核动力的
Look at the following pictures and guess the meaning of the underlined word.
Wind is used for producing electricity in many places.
Look at the following pictures and guess the meaning of the underlined word. More and more people are interested in electric cars.
Look at the following pictures and guess the meaning of the underlined words. …people produce power from coal, but it is very dirty and causes acid rain.
Look at the following pictures and guess the meaning of the underlined word. Nuclear power is clean but it is very dangerous.
Read 1a and answer the following questions. Why isn’t coal a good material? It is very dirty and causes acid rain. What is the disadvantage of using nuclear power? Nuclear power can be very dangerous. What do you think of electric cars? They are very efficient and cost very little to run. What do you think of the maglev train? It is quiet and quick.
Choose the right picture for each paragraph of 1a.
Electric vehicles were developed in the 1990s. Now there are electric vehicles in many countries. They are very efficient and cost very little to run. Although electric vehicles produce no pollution, there will be an increase in electricity needs if they are widely used. a In China, the best-known maglev train is the German-built one in Shanghai. It takes people just 7 minutes to go to the airport 30 km away and reaches a top speed of 431 km per hour. It is quiet and quick. There is no wheel noise, because there are no wheels. Maglev trains are very energy efficient and do not pollute the air. However, maglev guide paths b are much more expensive than traditional steel railways.
China is one of the first countries in the world to use biogas technology. c Farmers recycle straw, grass and animal waste to make biogas. This renewable energy is used in people’s everyday life.
Read 1a again and fill out the following table. Way to produce power biogas electric vehicle Advantage
renewable efficient, cheap, no pollution It will cause an increase in electricity needs.
quiet, quick, much more energry efficient, expensive than no pollution traditional trains.
a a. There are more than 3 000 power stations in the world that produce electricity by burning garbage to heat water. b b. People use the movement of water to produce electricity. c. Wind is used for c producing electricity in many places. d. People produce d electricity from the sun.
Fill in the blanks using but, and, though and while.
1.Though it’s raining hard, he keeps on working outside. _____ 2. Kangkang can solve the problem, ______ I can’t. while
and 3. Mr. Lin is very
kind _____ he is very humorous.
but 4. The suit fits me well _____ I can’t afford it.
Use but, and, though and while to describe the ways of producing power.
What good habits protect the environment? List as many as you can. The more you list, the greener you are. Good Habits
1. Turn off the lights when you leave a room. 2. Walk or ride a bike instead of taking a bus or a taxi. 3.Take a cloth bag when you go shopping. 4.Don't use plastic bags.
In many countries, people produce power from coal or nuclear energy. It’s a pity that it’s too expensive to use in most of China.
2、课后搜集好的节能环保的方 法或者产品与大家交流。 3、预习Section D。