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Understand about bananas and genetic engineering by reading a text, discuss its contents and practice writing.
Basic: participle clauses exercise
Intermediate: read and check understanding
Advanced: analyse and discuss
Basic activity: participle clauses
Time for the activity: ~15 minutes
You are going to read a text called A threat to bananas.
Vocabulary - Eng/Swe
lucrative - lönsamt ■ monoculture - monokultur
dominated - dominerat ■ strain - ätt eller stam
cultivated - kultiverat ■ quarantining - karantän
densely - tätt ■ inevitable - oundviklig
prevents - förhindra ■ resistant - resistenta
efforts - insats ■ sophisticated - sofistikerad
bankruptcy - bankrupt ■ temporary - tillfällig
Intermediate activity: reading comprehension
Advanced activity: analyse and discuss
"What do you think of the solution to genetically modify the Cavendish banana?"
Start thinking which topic you would like to write about:
Robot-led education: do we need human teachers?
What are the dangers and benefits of a society with less physical interaction?
Genetic engineering: how far will humans alter themselves?