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Friday, 15 April 2011

Pollution and the environment - word formation

Level: Upper Intermediate / B2

Word formation
Complete these sentences using the word on the right. The word has to be changed into the correct form. The first one has been done for you.

1. Smoke from factories is polluting the atmosphere.      POLLUTION
2. This is one of many                      problems.                          ENVIRONMENT
3. Pollution is very                      to people's health.               HARM
4. Fortunately there are now many                      groups.    CONSERVE
5. Their aim is the                      of all natural things.             PROTECT
6. Pollution is                      the environment.                           DESTROY
7. The effects of radiation can be very                     .             DAMAGE
8.                       waste is a big problem.                                        INDUSTRY

Answers below!


1 polluting
2 environmental
3 harmful
4 conservation
5 protection
6 destroying
7 damaging
8 industrial

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