A. Text-based tasks
|1. Decide whether the following statements are right or wrong.||2 pts|
|a)||Algae make corals colourful.|
|b)||Global warming is responsible for the termal stress of the corals.|
|c)||By expanding the
coral port next to GBR there will be more food for the marine|
|d)||Some parts of the GBR have already recovered.|
|Match the people
with the statements according to the text.|
Two statements do not match.
Example: 5 - g)
of my last study shows that it´s important to act as soon as possible|
to help the ecosystem."
continue visiting this country even if the ecosystem suffers from further |
|c)||"I won´t come here again if the GBR isn´t alive anymore."|
|d)||"Building industrial sites is good for our economy."|
|e)||"I´ve always used agriculturl chemicals and will use them in the future."|
|f)||"The corals will profit from the construction process."|
|3. Finish the senteces using the information from the text.||5 pts|
|a)||Many species of marine animals …||1 pt|
|b)||Coral bleaching is the reason …||2 pts|
|c)||Looking at satellite pictures of Australia´s east coast ...||2 pts|
|3. Answer the questions in complete sentences.||8 pts|
|a)||Why is the Barrier Reef economically important for Australia? (2 items)|
|b)||Why is Terry Huges angry?|
|c)||How does agriculture affect the GBR?|
|d)||What are 1 million cubic metres of earth and rock needed for?|
|4. Ask questions.||6 pts|
|You meet Mr
Black, a member of a group that wants to save the reef.|
Ask him four questions about the group´s work and activities.
Use four different question forms.