Thursday, October 28, 2010

Video: Solving the problem of population growth

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The world's population will grow to 9 billion over the next 50 years. What can we do to stop it? Listen to this talk from ted.com by Hans Rosling, a Swedish doctor and researcher. Video time: 10 minutes. Total activity time: 20 minutes to 1 hour. NB You have the possibility of subtitles in English or your language.



Task:
Practise your tenses by answering the questions below. You can use the interactive transcript to the right of the video to check your answers.
  • What was the situation in 1960?  (past simple)
  • What has changed since 1960?  (present perfect)
  • What will happen in 2050?  (future with "will")
Go to the video here.







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