Lesson 7 a Phone made of grass (recycling, research).
compost down –
recycle – to make something new from (something that has been used before)
to be in trial – a test of the quality, value, or usefulness of something
robust - strongly formed or built
to stand out from the crowd - to be different from everything else
Practice your vocabulary:
Use one of the words or phrases below to complete each of these sentences from news reports.
Note that you may have to change the form of a word to complete the sentence correctly.
to stand out from the crowd / device / internal components / organic / sustainable
2. Dubai now has just over five years to build what it calls "a monument to the green economy, a landmark in __________ development", when it hosts
4. The culinary difference between bushmeat and farmed animals in Sierra Leone is like the difference in Europe between expensive, __________ sirloin steak and tasteless frozen battery chicken.
5. Children are also now multi-screening - using more than one __________ at the same time, for example, watching TV while surfing the internet on a tablet or mobile so some of the screen time will be concurrent.