The Environment

Reading exercises for English learners passionate about the environment

These lessons include readings, vocab, quizzes and comprehension questions, as well as topics for discussion and essays. If you care about our Earth, but find it hard to express your opinions and concerns in English, these pages will help you.

The Disappearing Honeybee
pre-intermediate
Did you know that the honey bee is disappearing? Find out how this could change the world in this lesson.

Endangered Species
intermediate
Did you know that the Arctic is warming faster than any other place in the world? Find out what this means for our polar bears in this lesson.

Pollution
upper-intermediate
Did you know that pollution causes premature death all over the world? Learn about the main types of pollution and their associated health risks in this lesson.

Eco-Communities
advanced
Did you know that building planners and construction companies are "going green" on a global scale? Learn more about a Canadian eco-community in this lesson.

Environment Verbs
all levels
Do you consider yourself an earth activist? Talking about environmental issues is difficult to do in a foreign language. Learning the following verbs will help you express your thoughts and concerns in English.