Prime Time 6, Coursebook mit Audio-CD und DVD

Comment on the layout What is the impression you get from the page on the left and from the page on the right? Why are certain pictures and texts on the left page and others on the right page? Your turn: Your own opinion Which picture or text do you think expresses the problems we face in the most impressive way? Present the picture/text to the class and explain your choice. 2 Fact file The Blue Planet • The surface of the Earth is two thirds water, but fresh water represents only one hundredth of 1%. • The world’s population is expected to triple by the year 2100. • Every day 50 to 100 species of plants and animals become extinct because of human influences. • The UK has 1% of the planet’s population but produces 2.3% of carbon dioxide emissions while the US, with 5% of the population, produces 21.2% of the world’s CO 2 . The figures for Austria are 0.12% (population) and 0.23% (CO 2 emissions). • On average, each person throws away four pounds (lb) (= 1.8 kg) of waste every day. F 3 We stand for three big ideas: • There is a tomorrow We need to use the planet like there is a tomorrow. This means living within the limits of the natural world. • Everyone gets a fair share Everyone, everywhere, now and tomorrow, deserves to have a good life. • Change the rules We need to change the rules so that the economy works for people and the environment, not pit one against the other. 37 Goals • Discuss environmental issues. • Analyse a speech. • Express facts and figures. • Extract information from a text. • Research effectively. Nur zu Prüfzwecken – Eigentum des Ve lags öbv