Environment Idioms

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Study the power point to get to know this week’s idioms.

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Listen to the dialogue for better understanding and pronunciation.

Step 3

Read the following dialogue to see the idioms in context:

Kyle:My wife and I have been considering going solar. Even for our tiny house, hydro bills are pretty high.
Sam:Yes, I’ve heard of this new trend, but I wonder if it is cost-effective because solar panels are very expensive.
Kyle:I am just exploring the market, so can’t tell for sure, but it seems to me it will be, in the long run.
Sam:I am amazed at how many of our friends chose to go green these days!
Kyle:I think there is a lot of support in the community which makes it easier to be environmentally friendly.
Sam:You are right. I’ve heard the city development department proposed a new green belt strategy a couple of weeks ago. Also, they are opening some new recycling facilities for all kinds of materials.
Kyle:I think there is a lot of support in the community which makes it easier to be environmentally friendly.
Sam:It’s great to see our leaders making an effort to reduce the carbon footprint for the province.
Kyle:I agree.

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