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Energy. Lesson 2. Renwable and non-renewable energy.

 Lesson designed by: Alejandro Robles García

Activity 7. Study more important energy sources in the website "Types of energy". Listen to their pronuntiation and play the speller and scatter games.

 Activity 8. Speaking activity.Have you ever listened about renewable or  non-renewable energies? Discuss with a partner their difference taking into account that sun energy is renewable while oil is non-renewable. Then decide with your classmates a possible definition for each one.

Useful phrases/structures

  •   In my opinion/ I think that…
  •   It seems to me…
  •   Renewable energies are… whereas non-renewable energies are…
  •   For this reason…
  •   Therefore…
  •   I agree/ don´t agree because…

Activity 9. Classify the next sentences in advantages and disadvantages taken into account that some of them are related to renewable energy and others to non-renewable energy.

Activity 10. Now check your previous answers reading the article Renewable vs non-renewable energy and complete the next table in your notebook.

Type of energy















 Activity 11. Watch the video Renewable energy in Europe and fill in the gaps of the text in the activity Renewable energy.


Useful phrases/structures  to communicate

  • How many words are missing in this sentence?
  • In which sentence does this word appear?
  • What does this word mean?
  • Can you repeat it again?
  • Can you spell it? 

Activity 12. Taking into account the ideas of the activity 11 video, answer the following questions.

  1. What were the two main objectives of the conference?
  2. If renewable energy sources were effectively developed how much money would be saved?
  3. What problem does the dependence on foreign fuel produce?
  4. What country in Europe obtains more energy with renewable sources?

After doing activity 12, go to lesson 3.

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