Gateway 2 unit 9: Sustainable development
Vocabulary related to the Unit
According to Wikipedia :
Sustainable development is a road-map, an action plan, for achieving sustainability in any activity that uses resources and where immediate and intergenerational replication is demanded. As such, sustainable development is the organizing principle for sustaining finite resources necessary to provide for the needs of future generations of life on the planet. It is a process that envisions a desirable future state for human societies in which living conditions and resource-use continue to meet human needs without undermining the “integrity, stability and beauty” of natural biotic systems.
- Social issues :
Health care / social justice
Property rights / equal pay for women
- Economic issues :
- Environment issues :
Climate change /ecological crisis
Water pollution/forest preservation
Recycling waste/energy preservation
A collocation is a pair of words that generally goes or occurs together .Here are some that are related to Sustainable development :
Functions :Expressing certainty and uncertainty
Certainty is the state of being sure about something.It’s when you have no doubt about it.
Uncertainty is the antonym of certainty .It is when you are unsure or doubtful about something .
Grammar : Modal verbs:
This lesson is thoroughly discussed here : Modal Verbs .