Intermediate Listening Practice

Global Change 2

Listen to a conversation between two friends, Matt and Kate, about the environment. For each question, write ONE word used in the conversation that best matches these definitions. The definitions are given in the same order as they appear in the conversation.

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1. harming, hurting

2. large tropical storms in the Atlantic

3. short term rise or fall

4. organ used in respiration

5. cutting, especially for trees

6. place to live, area of home

7. connected to the sun

8. showing lack of knowledge, experience

9. people who often look on the negative side

10. someone who often doubts accepted beliefs, theories

11. officially prohibited by legislation

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