(P2) Madrid is too warm now. This is unusual for this time of the year. That is why the level of pollution is high. It is above European Union pollution limits.
VOCABULARY: pollution, ban, level, limits, speed, reduce, trucks
If you found the passage difficult to read or had problems understanding specific words or idiomatic expressions, please discuss them with your tutor. The following discussion questions should be answered in your own words and with your own arguments.
- Briefly, summarize the content of the article in your own words.
- Is there pollution in your country? If yes, what kind?
- Do lots of people drive cars in your country?
- What are the speed limits in your country?
READING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS:
- Madrid has a lot of _____________.
- When will the ban end?
- It is not warm in Madrid nowadays. (T or F)
- Cars and trucks have to drive slower or faster?
- How many trucks are in Madrid?
EXPRESSIONS or PHRASES:
What do the following expressions or phrases mean?
- is down (P1)
- too warm now (P2)
- this time of the year (P2)
- speed limits