UNIT TWO. BEWARE THE DIRTY SEAS. An Introduction. Learning Objective. 1) To understand the serious problem of pollution and
THE DIRTY SEAS
1) Thinning of ozone sphere
2) Global warming (greenhouse effect)
3) Damage to biodiversity
1) Algeria 8) Libya 15) Turkey
2) Cyprus 9) Malta
3) Egypt 10) Monaco
4) Greece 11) Morocco
5) Israel 12) Spain
6) Italy 13) Syria
7) Lebanon 14) Tunisia
The thesis statement:
The Mediterranean is the most polluted sea in the world.
1,2: pour/ sluce
What is the fine distinction between the two words?
What, according to this Para.2, are the main causes of pollution in the Mediterranean region?
violence in many of the country's cities.
Awash usually suggests an amount of sth larger than necessary or sth undesirable
e.g. They have a one in five chance of winning the game.
to exist although it is not always noticeable; exist unseen e.g.
What does this word imply?
It implies a potential danger that lies ahead
This phrase refers to the practice of making shellfish appear fresh by sprinkling water on them.
2) Weak coastal currents and feeble tides
4)Multiplication of population and increasing number of tourists
c.f. It doesn’t take long for these to reach people. (para.8)