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ELS Burgas – Water Pollution


Research by Stella Hristova, grade 8, and her friend Lora, ELS “Geo Milev”, Burgas, Bulgaria. Water pollution is touched upon in an informative way, yet without hampering the listener’s attention span with lots of special details. The podcast discusses several types of water resources and the most typical causes of their pollution. The two speakers offer some results of their research on the matter and present several solutions to the problem.

The podcast can easily be used for listening comprehension:

1) How many types of water sources are mentioned? Give a definition for each one.
2) How exactly do they get polluted? Name one factor for each type of water source.
3) Can you name at least one example of a polluted water source mentioned in the podcast?
4) How many people does the largest river in India serve?
5) What is a dead zone?
6) What part of the Earth is covered by oceans?
7) Which are the two most serious ocean pollution cases?
8) How do microplastics get into the human body?
9) Which Bulgarian regulation secures keeping the water sources clean?
10) What could everyone do about that problem? – List a few of the solutions.


The podcast was designed and recorded by students from “Geo Milev” English Language School in Burgas, Bulgaria.


This podacst explores
the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

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