Konsum reduzieren

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Listen to the dialogue while reading the text.
What can we do to produce less CO2?en
I think we should reduce our consumption.en
Like what? We can't really eat less, right?en
We can't eat less, but we can stop throwing away so much food.en
That's true. Our society throws away so much good food.en
We could also stop buying new clothes multiple times a year.en
You have lots of good ideas. What else can we do?en
In general we should always ask ourselves if we need to buy something new.en
I was just thinking about buying a new bike, but now maybe I shouldn't.en
How about buying a used bike?en
Good idea. I will do that. Thanks for all the input.en
No worries, you are welcome!en
 
 
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialogue.
 
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  •   What can we do to 
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    less CO2?
     
 
 
What can we do to less CO2?
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  •   I think we should 
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    our consumption.
     
 
 
I think we should our consumption.
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  •   Like what? We can't really eat 
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Like what? We can't really eat , right?
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  •   We can't eat less, but we can 
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    throwing away so much food.
     
 
 
We can't eat less, but we can throwing away so much food.
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  •   That's true. Our society 
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    away so much good food.
     
 
 
That's true. Our society away so much good food.
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  •   We could also stop buying new 
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    multiple times a year.
     
 
 
We could also stop buying new multiple times a year.
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  •   You have lots of good 
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    . What else can we do?
     
 
 
You have lots of good . What else can we do?
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  •   In general we should always ask ourselves if we need to 
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    something new.
     
 
 
In general we should always ask ourselves if we need to something new.
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  •   I was just thinking about buying a 
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    bike, but now maybe I shouldn't.
     
 
 
I was just thinking about buying a bike, but now maybe I shouldn't.
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  •   How about buying a 
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How about buying a bike?
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  •   Good idea. I will do that. Thanks for all the 
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Good idea. I will do that. Thanks for all the .
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  •   No 
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    , you are welcome!
     
 
 
No , you are welcome!
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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialogue and continue with the correct response.
 
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    • I usually go to flea markets because they are very cheap.en
       
    • I wish I could sleep in tomorrow.en
       
    • I prefer to go to a warmer destination.en
       
 
 
 
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    • You're right. Small changes are better than no changes.en
       
    • I think you are wrong. I love cats.en
       
    • Maybe you are right. I need a day off.en
       
 
 
 
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    • I think I would like a hot bath tonight.en
       
    • I wish I had know about getting a cheaper car.en
       
    • I don't know. I didn't even think about getting it repaired.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
David
What can we do to produce less CO2?en
You
I think we should reduce our consumption. en
Like what? We can't really eat less, right?en
We can't eat less, but we can stop throwing away so much food. en
That's true. Our society throws away so much good food.en
We could also stop buying new clothes multiple times a year. en
You have lots of good ideas. What else can we do?en
In general we should always ask ourselves if we need to buy something new. en
I was just thinking about buying a new bike, but now maybe I shouldn't.en
How about buying a used bike? en
Good idea. I will do that. Thanks for all the input.en
No worries, you are welcome! en
Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
What can we do to produce less CO2? en
Ashlee
I think we should reduce our consumption.en
Like what? We can't really eat less, right? en
We can't eat less, but we can stop throwing away so much food.en
That's true. Our society throws away so much good food. en
We could also stop buying new clothes multiple times a year.en
You have lots of good ideas. What else can we do? en
In general we should always ask ourselves if we need to buy something new.en
I was just thinking about buying a new bike, but now maybe I shouldn't. en
How about buying a used bike?en
Good idea. I will do that. Thanks for all the input. en
No worries, you are welcome!en
 
 
 
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