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STUDY GUIDE (4 bimestre) importante driver of deforestation since the early

TEACHERS NAME : 1990s.


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TEXT IV - Greenpeace campaign reduces
STUDENTS NAME : ________________________
Amazon deforestation by 86%
CLASS : 20 _____.
Greenpeace is a non-governmental
READ THE TEXTS THAT FOLLOW TO ANSWER THE environmental organisation founded in 1971 with
QUESTIONS FROM 1 TO 5. the goal of defending the natural world and
promoting peace by investigating, exposing and
confronting environmental abuse, and
championing environmentally responsible
TEXT I - Amazon rainforest
solutions.
The Amazon forest,which covers
Since the turn of the century the situation in
approximately 2.7 million square miles (7 million
the Brazilian Amazon was a cause for great
sq km), is the worlds largest tropical forest.
concern, with the second highest rate of annual
Located mainly in Brazil, the Amazon rain forest
deforestation on record. To address the problem,
accounts for more than 20 percent of all the
Greenpeace proposed a moratorium* on the
worlds tropical forests. Known in Brazil as the
purchase of soy that came from deforested areas,
selva, the rainforest is a vast storehouse of
was associated with slave labour or encroached on
biological diversity,filled with plants and animals
indigenous lands.
both familiar and exotic.
*moratorium : A moratria da soja foi um acordo voluntrio
TEXT II - Deforestation in the promovido por aes diretas de ONGs (como a Greenpeace),
liderado por indstrias, empresas consumidoras e o governo, o
Amazon,2004-2014 (square kilometers) que garantiu que comerciantes fossem proibidos de comprar
soja cultivada na Amaznia em terras desmatadas aps 2006.

1- Based on texts II and IV, judge the


following items, and then choose the
correct alternative.

1. ( ) the soybean moratorium reveals about


a rise in the Brazilian economy and how it has
almost become the new vector of destruction in
the Amazon.

2. ( ) The graph ( text II) shows that the


rate of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
TEXT III started to decrease/fell in 2004.

Save the Amazon! 3. ( ) The graph ( text II) shows that there
was a great decline between 2008 and 2009.
Deforestation of tropical rain forests
4. ( ) The soybean moratorium has become
contributes to climate change. Brazil loses 4.3 an example of how industry, governments,
consumers and non-governmental
million (ha) of tropical forests
environmental organisation can together find
annually.Deforestation is by far the biggest solutions to environmental problems . The
soybean moratorium also influenced changes in
problem in the Amazon.Huge reas of rainforest
the country's public policies and formed the
are destroyed by clearing for agriculture, ilegal or basis for other forest protection agreements.
unsustainable logging for timber, and for industrial
or urban development.Industrial agricultural
production,especially soy farms, has also been an
1990s., there isnt an agent in the passive
voice.

3. ( ) Both texts I and III declare about the of


Escolha a alternativa correta : causes and consequences of deforestation in
Amazon.
a) Apenas os itens 1,2 e 3 so corretos.
4. ( ) We usually omit the agent in the passive
b) Apenas os itens 2 e 4 so incorretos. voice when it is not important or when it refers to
people,humans.
c) Apenas os itens 3 e 4 so incorretos.
Escolha a alternativa correta :
d) Apenas os itens 1,3 e 4 so corretos.
a) Apenas os itens 1 e 4 so incorretos.
e) Todos os itens so corretos.
b) Apenas os itens 2 e 4 so corretos.

c) Apenas os item 3 correto.


2. Based on texts II and III, judge the following
items, and then choose the correct alternative. d) Apenas os item 1 incorreto.

1. ( ) Tropical forests are disappearing because e) Todos os itens so corretos.


of human intervention.
4. Based on texts I and II, it cannot be
2. ( ) Deforestation of tropical rain forests inferred that :
doesnt contribute to global warming.
a) ( ) According to the graph, the least
3. ( ) Tropical rain forests release great amounts rates of deforestation in the Amazon
of carbon dioxide ( CO2 ). occured after 2009, compared to before
years.
4.( ) If one foot matches to 30 centimeters
(average), so, a tree with 150 feet can grow up b) ( ) The graph illustrates that
45 meters in height. deforestation in the Amazon was caused by
a natural disaster .
(Nota : 1 FOOT = 30 cm / 100cm = 1 metro)
c) ( ) Rainforests are healthy to the
Escolha a alternativa correta : environment.

a) Apenas o item 3 incorreto. d) ( ) Its more likely that the variety of


many plants may be reduced in the period
b) Apenas os itens 3 e 4 so incorretos. from 2000 to 2008 compared to the period
between 2009 and 2014.
c) Apenas os itens 2 e 3 so incorretos.
5. A alternativa correta que expressa a
d) Apenas os itens 1, 2 e 4 so incorretos. voz passiva da frase Greenpeace
proposed a moratorium on the purchase
e) Apenas o item 4 correto. of soy (text IV), :
3. Based on ideas and linguistic structure a) A moratorium on purchase of soy were
from the text I and III , judge the proposed by Greenpeace.
items that follow . And then, choose the
correct sequence. b) A moratorium on purchase of soy has
been proposed by Greenpeace.

1. ( ) The text I declares only about the c) A moratorium on purchase of soy was
causes and consequences of deforestation . proposed by Greenpeace.

2. ( ) In the sentence Industrial agricultural d) A moratorium on purchase of soy was


production,especially soy farms, has also been an being proposed by Greenpeace.
importante driver of deforestation since the early
e) A moratorium on purchase of soy were
been proposed by Greenpeace.