1 The environment climate change (n) U exhaust fume (n) pl fossil fuel (n) C global warming (n) C greenhouse gas(n) C organic food (n) U solar panel (n) pl wind farm (n) C \"klaim t ÆtSeIndZ\ \Ig"zO st Æfju m\ \"fåsl Æfju l\ \Ægl Ubl "wo min\ \Ægri nhaus "gœs\ \O ÆgœnIk "fu d\ \Æs Ul "pœnl\ \"wind ÆfA m\ mutamento climatico gas di scarico combustibile fossile riscaldamento globale gas di serra alimenti biologici pannello solare centrale eolica Clean energy may be a way to deal with climate change. Diesel exhaust fumes may cause chronic asthma. Fossil fuels account for about 85% of world energy consumption. Global warming could cause sea levels to rise dramatically. Greenhouse gases like CO 2 are a serious cause for concern. Europe is now the biggest market for organic food in the world. Spain wants to make solar panels compulsory in new buildings. Wind farms are best in coastal areas where the wind is strong and reliable. Expression with make make a difference make a point of (doing) (sth) make it easier make sense make the most of (sth) make time for (sth) make or break \ÆmeIk "difr ns\ \ÆmeIk ÆpOInt v "du IN\ \ÆmeIk It "I zi \ \ÆmeIk "sens\ \ÆmeIk D m Ust v\ \ÆmeIk "taim f \ \ÆmeIk O "breik\ distinguersi, fare la differenza farsi un dovere di facilitare aver senso trarre il massimo da (q.cosa) trovare il tempo per (q.cosa) aver successo o fallire Make a difference this summer and wear a green T-shirt. Politicians should make a point of using public transport. Governments should make it easier for people to be more green. It doesn t really make sense to be green if other countries are not green. We need to make the most of oil before it dries up completely. Schools should make time for ecology classes for all children. The next ten years will be make or break for our planet. Nouns & prepositions advances in consumption of demand for drive for increase in interest in shortage of taste for \ d"va ns z In\ \k n"sømpsn Æ v\ \di"ma nd fo \ \"draiv fo \ \"Inkri s ÆIn\ \"Intr st ÆIn\ \"SO tidz v\ \"teist fo \ progressi in consumo di richiesta di spinta, impulso verso aumento di interesse per, a carenza, mancanza di predilezione per Advances in genetically modified food will revolutionize our diet. Changes to air travel will drastically reduce our consumption of carbon dioxide. The demand for new and better sun protection will increase. The drive for a perfect body will push forward the limits of cosmetic surgery. An increase in global temperatures will affect people s holiday choices. Interest in saving energy will result in a range of new kitchen appliances. There will be no shortage of new sports. Children will develop a taste for increasingly complicated computer games.
2 Other words & phrases account for (v) a host of all the rage appliance (n) C approve (v) asthma (n) U backpack (n) C bare bones (n pl) barrier (n) C beachwear (n) U blanket (n) C bleach (v) bleed (v) block (v) breeze (n) C carbon (n) U charger (n) C charming (adj) chronic (adj) cooker (n) U crop (n) C \ "kaunt fo \ \ "h Ust v\ \ÆO l D "reidz\ \ "plai ns\ \ "pru v\ \"œsm \ \"bœkæpœk\ \be b Unz\ \"bœri \ \"bi tswe \ \"blœnkit\ \bli ts\ \bli d\ \blåk\ \bri z\ \"ka b n\ \"tsa dz \ \"tsa min\ \"krånik\ \"kuk \ \kråp\ incidere per gran numero di in voga congegno, elettrodomestico approvare asma zaino struttura di base impedimento abbigliamento da spiaggia coperta candeggiare sanguinare bloccare, ostacolare brezza carbonio accumulatore incantevole cronico fornello coltura Fossil fuels currently account for about 85 percent of world energy consumption. As always there ll be a host of new fashion ideas. Virtual workouts will be all the rage. In the kitchen, to name but two, hi-tech appliances will be revolutionised. Her mother never approved of her husband. Diesel exhaust fumes may cause chronic asthma. You can fold away and put in your backpack when you go camping. Well, first of all we re stripping the house down to its bare bones: brick walls and bare floorboards. In our first session we pinpointed the main barriers to her stopping smoking. Beachwear for children will warn parents to get kids out of the sun when it s too hot. Soft furnishings like blankets and cushions will flash warning signals to the elderly. Winston cut his arm and was bleeding. Explore the problems and barriers blocking the client s way. Thanks to virtual phones you could walk on a virtual beach and enjoy the Pacific breeze. British inventors have found a way to extract carbon from used car tyres to make printer ink. Made by the Dutch firm, Soldius, this solar charger can power up a mobile phone in a couple of hours. Greywater is used for flushing the toilet. Charming! This causes widescale water pollution, chronic illness in farmworkers, and devastating effects on wildlife. The Solar Sizzler is a solar-powered cooker that concentrates the sun s ray to create heat. Cotton is one of the most environmentally damaging crops in the world.
3 cut down on (v) damp (adj) darling (n) decorate (v) delightful (adj) devastating (adj) diesel (n) U double glazing (n) U drill (n) C dump (v) dust (n) U dye (v) / (n) C emission (n) C erect (v) exert (v) extract (v) fabric (n) C fancy (v) fertiliser (n) C fittings (n pl) floorboard (n) C flush (v) foot the bill (v) \køt daun Ån\ \dœmp\ \"da lin\ \"dek ÆreIt\ \di"laitf l\ \"dev ÆsteItIN\ \"di zl\ \Ædøbl "gleizin\ \dril\ \dømp\ \døst\ \dai\ \I"mISn\ \I"rekt\ \Ig"z t\ \Ik"strœkt\ \"fœbrik\ \"fœnsi\ \"f t ÆlaIz \ \"fitinz\ \"f lo bo d\ \f løs\ \fut D bil\ ridurre umido tesoro arredare piacevole devastante gasolio doppi vetri trapano gettare nella discarica polvere tingere (v); tinta (n) emissione costruire esercitare estrarre tessuto immaginare fertilizzante accessori, attrezzature assi del pavimento azionare lo scarico pagare il conto I m trying to cut down on my energy consumption. The back wall is north-facing and really damp. Nell, darling! Have I come at a bad time? Martha Stewart is a lifestyle guide who tells people how to decorate their homes. What other delightful features is your eco-home going to have? This causes widescale water pollution, chronic illness in farmworkers, and devastating effects on wildlife. Diesel exhaust fumes may cause chronic asthma. The previous owners put in PVC windows with double glazing. It s not my fault. There s something wrong with that drill. More than one million tyres are dumped every year. Come in, but mind all the dust and the rubble and stuff. The final cloth is dyed with natural plant dyes. The 1,000,000 project will provide the castle with one third of its electrical needs, resulting in a reduction of approximately 600 tonnes in carbon emissions every year. Plans to erect a wind farm on the Isle of Skye have provoked complaints from residents. Do you feel that there is any pressure on you to conform to a particular lifestyle? If yes, who or what exerts that pressure? British inventors have found a way to extract carbon from used car tyres to make printer ink. Fancy a run along your favourite beach? It ll all be possible from the comfort of your own gym. Organic cotton is grown without using any chemical pesticides or fertilisers and the final cloth is unbleached and dyed with natural plant dyes. We don t really know when all the materials and fittings are going to be delivered. Winston s hired a sanding machine for sanding the floorboards. The greywater is used to flush the toilet. Local authorities will foot the bill for all householders who want to insulate their outside walls.
4 four wheeler (n) C frustrated (adj) furnishings (n) pl genetically modified food (n) U germ (n) C get in shape glove (n) C greywater tank (n) C guided tour (n) C guzzle (v) heat-sensitive (adj) helmet (n) C hire (v) hydro-electric (adj) icon (n) C ink (n) C insulation (n) C integrate (v) invariably (adv) kick (n) C kid (n) C kilt (n) C \ÆfO "wi l \ \frø"streitid\ \"f nisinz\ \dz ÆnetIkli ÆmÅdIfaId "fu d\ \dz m\ \Æget In "SeIp\ \gløv\ \"greiwo t ÆtœNk\ \ÆgaIdId "tu \ \"gøzl\ \"hi tæsens tiv\ \"helmit\ \"hai \ \ÆhaIdr UI"lektrIk\ \"aikån\ \INk\ \ÆinsjU"leISn\ \"IntIÆgreIt\ \In"ve ri bli\ \kik\ \kid\ \kilt\ automobile frustrato tessuti alimenti geneticamente modificati germe ritornare in forma guanto serbatoio di scarico giro turistico guidato consumare eccessivamente sensibile al calore casco noleggiare idroelettrico icona inchiostro isolamento incorporare invariabilmente calcio bambino, ragazzo kilt With petrol prices rising dramatically, it seems that no one loves four wheelers anymore. She was a bit frustrated by the coaching philosophy at the beginning. Soft furnishings like blankets and cushions will flash warning signals to the elderly. Advances in genetically modified food will revolutionize our diet. Be careful to avoid giving your germs to other people. Ever tried to make a change to your lifestyle? Get in shape? Change your job? We ll be able to read the football results on the palm of our gloves. The greywater tank recycles all the water from the shower, bath and washing machine. Would you like to have the guided tour first? More and more of these gas-guzzling four wheelers are finding themselves out on the streets. Heat-sensitive fabrics will come into their own with a hundred and one different uses. You ll be able to have a cycle ride over the Pyrenees thanks to a virtual reality helmet. Winston s hired one of those sanding machines for sanding the floorboards. Windsor Castle is to get a hydro-electric power system. She is a lifestyle guide and an American icon. This new system should open the way to cheaper printer ink. Insulation protects a house from the cold and makes it warmer. A whole range of clothes will be developed that can integrate electronics with fabrics. When she does stop smoking, she invariably starts up again. We ll have the virtual ability to watch the kicks from any angle. Beachwear for children will warn parents to get kids out of the sun when it s too hot. Dads ll be investing in kilts and sarongs as skirts for men become a fashion possibility.
5 laptop (n) C layer (n) C life coach (n) C lifestyle (n) U marine (adj) merchandise (n) pl moral support (n) s mutual (adj) neighbouring (adj) packaging (n) pl palm (n) C pathway (n) C pesticide (n) pinpoint (v) plumbing (n) pl plummet (v) pop in (v) portion (n) C \"lœpætåp\ \lei \ \"laif Æk UtS\ \"laifæstail\ \m "ri n\ \"m ts nædais\ \ÆmÅr l s "po t\ \"mju tsu l\ \"neib rin\ \"pœkidzin\ \pa m\ \"pa TweI\ \"pestiæsaid\ \"pinæpoint\ \"plømin\ \"plømit\ \påp In\ \"po Sn\ laptop, computer portatile strato consigliere stile di vita marino merce sostegno morale comune vicino imballaggio, confezione palmo sentiero pesticida individuare impianto idraulico precipitare fare un salto da porzione It is compatible with all the major phone manufacturers and the company is developing a version that will work with MP3 players, laptops and cameras. Sweatshirts will show it s time to put on another layer when it s too cold. Brian Moffat is a life coach who helps people change their lives for the better. Local farmers welcome the wind farm as it will help subsidize their lifestyles. Engineers say the underwater turbines will have little impact on the marine life of the river. Her shopping website and lifestyle merchandise have made her a millionaire several times over. With Brian s moral support, I ll have given up smoking by the end of the year. A mutual friend told her about me and she got in touch. Cancer rates in cotton-producing states are significantly higher than in neighbouring states. Advances in packaging technology mean that we will be able to keep food fresh for much longer. We ll be able to read the football results on the palm of our gloves. Just one hour of sunlight will power the bricks for three nights, and they can be used for walls, roads and pathways. In developing countries, more than 50% of all pesticides used in agriculture are sprayed onto cotton fields. In our first session we pinpointed the main barriers to her stopping smoking. He s going to need help with the wiring and the plumbing. Second homeowners don t want to see the value of their holiday property plummeting. I was just passing and I thought I d pop in and see how the work s going. Mini portions will be more and more fashionable.
6 power up (v) PVC (n) U razor (n) C recycle (v) refine (v) remote (adj) retardant (n) C rubble (n pl) sanding machine (n) C sarong (n) C seaweed (n pl) self-cleaning (adj) shave (v) sledgehammer (n) C smash up (v) spray (v) step-by-step (adj) strip (v) subsidize (v) supplement (n) C SUV (n) C take (sth) to pieces tank (n) C tasty (adj) \ÆpaU "øp\ \Æpi vi "si \ \"reiz \ \ri "saikl\ \ri"fain\ \ri"m Ut\ \ri"ta d nt\ \"røbl\ \"sœndin m ÆSi n\ \s "rån\ \"si wi d\ \Æself"kli nin\ \SeIv\ \"sledzæhœm \ \ÆsmœS "øp\ \sprei\ \ÆstepbaI"step\ \strip\ \"søbsiædaiz\ \"søplim nt\ \Æes ju "vi \ \ÆteIk t "pi s z\ \tœnk\ \"teisti\ fornire di energia PVC (polivinilcloruro) rasoio riciclare raffinare remoto ignifugo calcinacci levigatrice sarong alghe marine autopulente sbarbare, sbarbarsi mazza frantumare spruzzare graduale spogliare sovvenzionare integratore SUV fare (q.cosa) a pezzi serbatoio, vasca saporito Made by the Dutch firm, Soldius, this solar charger can power up a mobile phone in a couple of hours. The previous owners put in PVC windows with double glazing, we re going to replace them with wooden windows with triple glazing. An electric razor is not the most eco-friendly way of shaving. All lovers of creative recycling will be happy to hear about a new use for used car tyres. The black carbon powder that is normally used is refined from pure oil. The Island of Skye is a remote but beautiful island. Come in, but mind all the dust and the rubble and stuff. Winston hired a sanding machine for the floorboards. Dads ll be investing in kilts and sarongs as skirts for men become a fashion possibility. Seaweed will take off as the number one health food product. Self-cleaning ovens are already available in some shops. What is the most eco-friendly way of shaving? Winston will smash up all the tiles with his sledge hammer. Winston will smash up all the tiles with his sledge hammer. Here is a step-by-step model for how to run a coaching session. We re going to strip the house down to its brick walls and bare floorboards. Local farmers welcome the wind farm as it will help subsidize their lifestyles. We ll be eating seaweed supplements along with most of our meals. The much loved American SUV (sports utility vehicle) is quickly losing its appeal. It looks like you re taking the whole house to pieces! The greywater tank recycles all the water from the shower, bath and washing machine. Advances in packaging technology mean we ll be able to keep food fresh and tasty for much longer.
7 thermos bag (n) C throw a party tile (n) C tip (n) C truck (n) C tunnel (n) C turbine (n) C tyre (n) C underwater (adj) watch out for widescale (adj) willpower (n) U wiring (n) pl \"T m s Æbœg\ \ÆTr U "pa ti\ \tail\ \tip\ \trøk\ \"tønl\ \"t bain\ \"tai \ \Æønd "wo t \ \wåts "aut fo \ \waidskeil\ \"wilæpau \ \"wairin\ borsa termica dare una festa tegola, piastrella suggerimento camion sottopassaggio turbina pneumatico sommerso fare attenzione a ampia scala forza di volontà impianto elettrico Ultra-light materials mean that thermos bags and bottles will be easier to carry. Martha Stewart is a lifestyle guide who tells people how to throw a party. Winston will smash up all the tiles with his sledge hammer. Can you add four more tips to the leaflet? You carry heavy goods in a truck. Virtual reality options will include being able to see players coming out of the tunnel. A series of underwater turbines are to be installed in the river Thames. More than one million tyres are dumped every year. A series of underwater turbines are to be installed in the river Thames. Watch out for a huge increase in the consumption of all kinds of seafood. This causes widescale water pollution, chronic illness in farmworkers, and devastating effects on wildlife. Now she s getting results through her own strength and willpower she s much happier. He s going to need help with the wiring and the plumbing.
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