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పాఠ్యాంశం 7: News Review
How to use the language from the latest news stories

Session 62

A huge percentage of the world's wildlife has disappeared. Catherine and Tom discuss language from this story.

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    Activity 1

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News Review

60% drop in global wildlife

The World Wildlife Fund has released a report blaming human activity for the mass extinction of animals around the world.

Language challenge

Many charities want to protect _____ animals.

a) in danger
b) endanger
c) endangered

వీడియోను చూసి పనిని పూర్తి చేయండి

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The story

A new report has blamed mankind's overuse of natural resources for a 60% fall in the global wildlife population in less than 50 years. The conservation charity WWF said most classes of animals had suffered from unbridled consumption, which has triggered a mass extinction.

Key words and phrases

plummets
suddenly becomes much lower; declines
• The number of wild animals has plummeted over the last fifty years.
• The boys jumped off the rock and plummeted into the sea.

runaway
fast and uncontrolled
• Some people have blamed runaway consumption for the loss of wildlife.
• This government aims to deal with runaway inflation.

wiped out
completely destroyed
• Dinosaurs were wiped out long before humans walked the Earth.
• Debate continues as to whether climate change will wipe out human civilisation.

To do

Try our quiz to see how well you've learned today's language.

News Review - The Quiz

3 Questions

Now you've watched the video, try to answer these questions about the language in the news.

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Language challenge - answer

c) endangered

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