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Conversation Topic 3 (2020)


This week's conversation topic is Climate Protests . Here are some articles, videos and podcasts to check out in your free time.


Articles: https://news.yahoo.com/extinction-rebellion-protesters-charges-dismissed-131532022.html

https://news.yahoo.com/top-uk-scientist-backs-extinction-175659863.html


Podcast: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/audio/2019/nov/20/election-2019-the-welsh-village-on-the-frontline-of-the-climate-crisis


VOCABULARY

To glue - to join things together using glue

A hearse - a vehicle used to carry a body in a coffin to a funeral

To ramp up – to greatly increase activity or the level of something

A score - 20 or approximately 20

To follow suit - to move behind someone or something and go where he, she, or it goes

A crusty - a young person who does not live in a way that society considers normal, typically with untidy or dirty clothes and hair, and no regular job or permanent home:

Hemp - a family of plants, some of which are used to make rope and strong, rough cloth and others of which are used to produce the drug cannabis

A bivouac - a temporary shelter or camp for sleeping in outside, that is not a tent:

To dwarf - If one thing dwarfs another, it makes it seem small by comparison.

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