Sunday, 20 February 2011

Fourth year - Listening: koalas

Watch the following video and answer the questions below. More than one can be correct.

1)How are koalas described?
They are always asleep.
They resemble toys.
They are loved all over the country.
They look very strange.
They destroy forests.
2) Why are the forests destroyed? Because …..
The land is needed for agriculture.
More and more roads and houses are built.
The koala population is growing rapidly.
More and more people move to these areas.
Koalas cannot be moved to zoos.
3)Where does Ms Deborah Tabart work?
National Koala Act
Australian Koala Foundation
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Australian Forestry Agency
4)How much of the original koala habitat has been destroyed in the last 200 years?
5)What effect would the National Koala Act have?
No more eucalyptus trees would be cut down.
Land owners would be forced to plant eucalyptus trees on their farms.
The clearing of forests would be controlled.
Australians would have a vision of the future.
6)How many koalas are there in Australia now?
10 million
1 million

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