Improve your English vocabulary and listening in just six minutes!
Neil and Sam discuss geoengineering – the name for a collection of new scientific plans to remove carbon from the atmosphere and stop global warming. And they teach you related vocabulary so you can talk about this too.
This week’s question:
Spraying diamond dust in the sky sounds futuristic, but in the 1960s there was a band who wrote a song called ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’. Which band wrote that song?
a) The Rolling Stones
b) The Beach Boys
c) The Beatles
Watch the video to find out the answer.
food that plants and animals need to live and grow
group of whales or other sea mammals such as dolphins
large current of water moving in a circular motion
very full of people or things
find a new use for something
economic model which involves sharing, reusing, and recycling existing products as long as possible to avoid waste and to fight climate change
To download the audio and a transcript, go to: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-211216