Vocabulary Related to Susutainable Development

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Vocabulary related to sustainable developmentExercise A: Circle the word that does not collocate with the following verbs:1. 2. 3. 4.

Waste: time information resources money energy Save: water time forests planet wildlife experience Share: support ideas knowledge information a flat Face: problems difficulties trouble a dilemma an enemy

Exercise B: Match the words in A with the words in B, then fill in the blanks with the appropriate collocations: A 1.urban 2. water 3.armed 4.micro 5. natural 6. economic 7. financial 8. birth 9. global B a. resources b. shortage c. areas d. warming e. rate f. support g. credits. h. growth i. conflicts CONTEXTUALISED 1. A large number of Moroccan women have benefited from interest-free .............to help them start their own small business. 2. It hasnt rained here for a long time, so the country is likely to suffer from .........in the years to come. 3. If the consumption of .................. is not reduced, there will be none left for the next generations. 4. Some African countries are being ravaged by..................... . People kill each other for almost nothing.

Exercise C: Match the following words or groups of words with their definitions: Words / group of words 1. Social justice 2. Sustainable development 3. Green areas 4. Micro credits 5. Developing countries 6. Endangered species Definitions a. Wildlife that is running the risk of extinction b. Nations whose population has a low standard of living. c. Loans given to poor people to assist them to shift for themselves. d. Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the needs of the future generations. e. Spaces and sites planted with trees, grass, flowers, etc. f. Condition in which all members of a society enjoy the same rights, security, privileges, benefits, etc.

Exercise D: fill in the blanks with the appropriate words in the previous exercise: 1. Greenpeace is an NGO whose mission is not only to fight for environmental conservation but also for the preservation of ......................... .2.

The city council offered our association 4 acres of land to be turned into ................ they also promised to provide us with all trees we would need.

Vocabulary related to sustainable developmentExercise A: Circle the word that does not collocate with the following verbs:1. 2. 3. 4.

Waste: time information resources money energy Save: water time forests planet wildlife experience Share: support ideas knowledge information a flat Face: problems difficulties trouble a dilemma an enemy

Exercise B: Match the words in A with the words in B, then fill in the blanks with the appropriate collocations: A 1.urban 2. water 3.armed 4.micro 5. natural 6. economic 7. financial 8. birth 9. global B a. resources b. shortage c. areas d. warming e. rate f. support g. credits. h. growth i. conflicts CONTEXTUALISED 1. A large number of Moroccan women have benefited from interest-free .............to help them start their own small business. 2. It hasnt rained here for a long time, so the country is likely to suffer from .........in the years to come. 3. If the consumption of .................. is not reduced, there will be none left for the next generations. 4. Some African countries are being ravaged by..................... . People kill each other for almost nothing.

Exercise C: Match the following words or groups of words with their definitions:

Words / group of words 1. Social justice 2. Sustainable development 3. Green areas 4. Micro credits 5. Developing countries 6. Endangered species

Definitions g. Wildlife that is running the risk of extinction h. Nations whose population has a low standard of living. i. Loans given to poor people to assist them to shift for themselves. j. Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the needs of the future generations. k. Spaces and sites planted with trees, grass, flowers, etc. l. Condition in which all members of a society enjoy the same rights, security, privileges, benefits, etc.

Exercise D: fill in the blanks with the appropriate words in the previous exercise: 1. Greenpeace is an NGO whose mission is not only to fight for environmental conservation but also for the preservation of ......................... .2.

The city council offered our association 4 acres of land to be turned into ................ they also promised to provide us with all trees we would need.

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