Assalamualaikum warahamtullahiwabarokatuh. Good morning, everyone. Today we are going to talk about eco-friendly workplace.
Before we begin, I’d like to ask you some questions.
You can refer to the sample answer:
Without looking at the video script, please complete some missing words.
1. What are some examples of ECO-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE?
ECO-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE can be a place __________ pollution in an office building. Other examples are companies where there are a lot of trees, or factories that have facilities or machinery that have filters to __________ the impact of chemical waste.
2. Do you think your hometown has ECO-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE?
Yes, but not all companies are suitable enough to be __________ as ECO-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE. It means there are some companies that __________ the environment.
Please complete the blanks. Do you have the same answers with a classmate next to you? Compare your answers with your partner and then watch the video to confirm by watching the following video:
Here are the vocabulary and expressions that you can use to talk about eco-friendly workplace.
1. ECO-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE can be a place without ________ in an office ________.
2. Other examples are companies where there are a lot of ________, or factories that have facilities or machinery that have filters to reduce the impact of chemical
3. Not all companies are suitable ________ to be considered as ECO-FRIENDLY WORKPLACE, because there are some companies that pollute the ________.
4. The place where I work has a ________ that uses charcoal to make bricks and ceramic ________.
5. During and after the process, smokes ________ to our surroundings, depending on the direction of the wind, but for sure they damage the ________.
6. We are going to do mass ________, so with bigger business, we are going to be more responsible for ________ the impact of pollution.
Interview a friend with the following questions:
After finishing your interview, watch the sample interview and complete the missing blanks without looking at the video script. However, you may read some parts of the video script only when you find difficulties:
It is air pollution. The place where I work has a factory that uses _________ to make bricks and _________products.
Yes, it does. Because it is a traditional factory, we use _________to create various designs of bricks and ceramic products, and burn them using charcoal to make them more solid. During and after the process, _________spread to our surroundings, depending on the direction of the wind.
We realize that using the traditional _________in the ceramic and bricks making process makes the environment _________and the air is not fresh anymore. That is why our business is still small. However, next month we are going to use modern technology imported from Japan.
Definitely. We are going to do mass production, so we are planning to be a middle-sized _________in producing bricks and ceramics. With bigger business, we are going to be more _________for reducing the impact of pollution.
This week we are _________more trees around the factory. In addition, we are going to equip our factory with pollution detector. It can give an indication of pollution level to the surrounding areas. By knowing the level of pollution, we can _________what we should do, in such a way that the government won’t consider us breaking the law.
Switch the role and make an interview again, but you can adjust or add the questions.
As you have finished making an interview, make a report of the interview result. Make some notes to prepare, and below are the examples. Watch a sample of reporting the result of an interview, when necessary, by watching the following video.
When you are ready to make a report about your interview with a partner, please present your report orally in front of the classroom.
Watch a video clip and discuss the questions that follow. Neither look at the video script nor read the sample answers. However, you may replay or pause the video. You can also watch some vocabulary practices in this link when you need it.
Compare your answers in groups. Check your answers by completing some missing words. You can turn to complete sample answers only when you think it is too difficult.
There are four tips. All the tips are cost-effective _________ to help your office go _________.
It saves _________ in the long run as they _________ much longer.
Turning off _________ equipment like computers and printers when they aren’t in use will save tons of energy and _________.
We can reduce the paper _________ in our office by purchasing recycled paper, and use digital copies whenever _________.
Because _________ a cup or a stainless-steel water bottle is much better for the planet and our _________.
Please create a video project about the topic. Here is a sample project by a student.
Help yourselves with extra vocabulary and useful expressions resources plus answers. Play, pause, or replay only when you think you need them. Add extra vocabulary or write useful expressions to prepare the project, and you may discuss the vocabulary only when you find difficulties with the meaning.
You can click the link below for extra vocabulary and useful expressions resources:
However, you can skip this activity when you have sufficient vocabulary and useful expressions to develop your project, which can be a monolog, an interview, a conversation, or role-play.