3.14.4: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

Greetings, students. Now that you’re in Year 3 of your American English studies, you will be able to read, and listen about one of VOA’s “As It Is” articles, which explore issues in the news in the United States of American as well as in countries all over the world. You are encouraged to carefully read the article and the vocabulary words, as well as listen to the article.  Finally, you are invited to share what you learned by discussing why this article is important and meaningful in the comments section below.

Directions: Read the article and study the vocabulary below.

Directions: Listen to the audio recording of the article.

Directions: Share your insights about why this article is meaningful and important by writing in the comments section below.

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  1. lesson 1.14.4 year 3
    voa, as it is… fires increase on pacific island
    climate change is a reality in pacific island. warning air and changing rainfall patterns from climate change is increasing wildfire risk on Pasific island. Wildfire have been growing problem for many years, but with little efforts and financing, island communities have overcome to Controle the problem. clay Trauernicht of the university of Hawaii said,” fires were very rare to human arrival on any Pasific island, so when you do get these fires, they tend to kind of wreak havoc, meaning to cause much destruction or confusion, island fires harm areas from the top of mountains to below the ocean’s surface. guinea grass, a kind of grass that can grow very fast, creates,” really fast- moving. very hot, very dangerous fires.”
    Guam is an organized unincorporated territory of U.S, like many other places has long used fire as a tool farmers sometimes use it to clear fields, and hunters have been known to burn areas while hunting illegally.kmohoalil’s family has lived in the area for many generations, he suggested that the environment has changed during his lifetime, when he was young, all of this was always green, in the last 10 to 15 years, it has been really, really dry.

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