Read the text then do the following activities;]
PART ONE: Reading.
Fresh rain is a welcome thing because it supplies our water and makes the crops and the flowers grow. But another kind of rain is not welcome. It is called acid rain. It poisons water, kills the fish and destroystrees and crops. Besides, acid rain-water is not drinkable. Acid rain is rain and snow that has been polluted by acids. The acids are made when the sun an acid vapour in the air act on the fumes of cars and coal burning of factories as well as plants. Many
people about the damage by acid rain. In some places, people are angry because they think that acid rain is harming all living creatures. People in Canada, for example, believe much of their acid rain problems come from factories in the Ohio River Valley. In Arzew, a small industrial town in west of Algeria, the air is polluted. The sea water is poisoned by factories’ wastes. A high number of people are affected by dangerous diseases related to the respiratory system. The town doesn’t know real green plant’s life. Factories should be forced to clean up the smoke before it goes into the atmosphere. Researchers and tests are needed to fin the best solution because people hope to have healthy life with fresh water, pure air and good food.. Choose the best title to the text
a- The importance of water
b- Definition of acid rain
c- The cause and effects of acids rain.
2. Are these statements true or false?
a- Fresh air is beneficial to crops and flowers.
b- One of the sources of acid rains is the fumes of cars.
c- Few people are affected by dangerous sicknesses.
d- Fresh water is not very important to have a healthy life.
3. Who or what do the words written in bold refer to?
4. Answer the following questions according to the text.
a- Which kind of rain is not welcome? Why?
b- May power plants cause acid rain?
c- Which solution does the writer suggest
1. Match the following words with their definitions;
3. atmosphere a. The state of being in a good health
b. The mixture of gases surrounding the earth
c. building in which goods are produced
2. Complete the following table;
Verb Noun Adjective
Example Create Creation Creative
…………….. Destruction …………..
…………….. ……………. Drinkable
3. Ask questions on the underline words;
a- Fresh rain is a welcome thing because it supplies our water
b- b. In Arzew, the air is polluted.
4. Rewrite sentence ‘b’ so that it means the same as sentence ‘a’;
a- Acid rain kills the fish and destroyed trees and crops.
b- The fish …………………………………………………..
a- Factories should be forced to clean the smoke.
b- The Government ………………………………..
5. Classify the following words according to the number of their syllables;
Fresh - vapour - factory - welcome - life - destroy - industrial
One syllable Two syllables Three syllables
6. Reorder the following sentences to make a coherent paragraph;
a- It happened when water evaporates.
b- This keeps plants, animals and people alive
c- Water cycle is very important.
d- It rises into atmosphere and falls back to earth as rain and snow.
e- Without it, life would not exist on earth.
PART TWO: Writing.
Choose one of the following topics;
Either topic1: write composition in which you give instructions, advice and warnings to people in order to protect nature