RC #4- Group C (8:00am)

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21 Responses to RC #4- Group C (8:00am)

  1. Takuto Kawahara says:

    Hi everyone!
    I’m Takuto and this is our next week article.
    http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/gw-effects/

  2. Takuto Kawahara says:

    Comprehension Question
    1 There is an example about another planet in this article. Which planet is it?
    2 How many and what kinds of examples which have already done are there in this article?

    Discussion Question
    1 What should we do to stop global warming?
    2 In your home town, what kinds of environmental problems are there?

    Vocabulary
    1 precipitation・・rain, snow etc that falls on the ground, or the amount of rain, snow etc that falls
    2 IPCC・・・・・Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

  3. Katsunori Sakuho says:

    (Comprehension Question)
    1. What will it be happening when the temperature is increasing?
    2. If warming continues, what could effects be happening later this century?

    (Discussion Question)
    1. Have you ever thought about global warming before reading this article?
    2. If iceberg in the North and South Poles continues to melt down, where will polar bears and penguins be running away?

    (Vocabulary)
    1. polar : near the North and South Poles
    2. species : a class of plants or animals whose members have the same main characteristics and are able to breed with each other

    • Hiroka Ueda says:

      Hi Nori!
      Your comprehension questions are good! I like them.
      But I think everyone have thought about global warming before reading this article.

    • MisatoK says:

      Hi Nori!
      Your discussion questions are a bit too specific i think. But it’s going to be a good clue if you change a bit sentence!

  4. Hiroka Ueda says:

    Comprehension Questions
    1. What the heat cause?
    2. Because of the global warming, how will the ecosystem change?

    Discussion Questions
    1. Recently, we often have really heavy rain in Japan. Do you think what the cause is?
    2. What is your own way to stop global warming? I want to ask not normal ones but some unique answers!

    Vocabularies
    1. glacier (n) – a large mass of ice
    2. precipitation (n) – rain, snow etc. that falls

  5. Mako Sakimoto says:

    Comprehension Question
    1. Where have some butterflies, foxes, and alpine plants moved?
    2. If warming continues, what will become more common?

    Discussion Question
    1. What could be causes of warming in your daily life? How do you promote it?
    2. Why can’t we think about it seriously?

    Vocabulary
    1. far-flung (adj) : very distant
    2. sync<synchronization (n) : if things are in sync, they are working well together at exactly the same time and speed

    • Katsunori Sakuho says:

      Hello Mako,

      I like your discussion questions. For especially, your discussion 2 is so interesting. To tell the truth, I’ve not thought about it too much so far. We need to think about it seriously to take over a beautiful enviroment for next generation!!

    • MisatoK says:

      I also think your questions are good.
      Does “it” in second question mean about global warming, doesn’t it?

  6. MisatoK says:

    Comprehension questions
    1, What does global warming influence on sea level in present and in future?
    2, What has Wildlife research scientist Martyn Obbard found?

    Discussion questions
    1, If sea level rises, what will occur?
    2, Do you think human being destroy eco-system? Why or why not?

    Vocabularies
    1, pollinate—to carry pollen from a male part of a flower to the female part of another flower of the same type
    2, spruce—an evergreen tree with thin, pointed leaves, or the wood of this tree

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