English Culture Videos

"Recycling"

Instructions: Watch this video and answer the questions. Then, read the script at the bottom of the page.

Randall's family recycles newspapers, phone books, and _____.

We recycle newspapers, uh, cardboard boxes, uh, phone directories.

Randall doesn't collect and recycle aluminum cans at home because _____.

We don't recycle aluminum cans because we don't drink soda that much.

The money earned from the collection of recyclable materials is used to pay for school ____.

At this school, they use the funds that they receive from the collection of recyclable materials in order to support different activities here at the school

Online Investigations and Discussion Questions

What are two simple things that we can all do to save the environment, at home, work, or school? Find information on the Internet about new recycling techniques or products that are designed to save our natural resources, environment, and money. Can you tell if the claims of these companies are accurate or misleading in any way? 

Video Script

Hi, I'm Randall. Recycling is becoming a very important part of our lives today, especially in attempts to protect the environment, and uh, I don't think our family is any different.

We recycle newspapers, uh, cardboard boxes, uh, phone directories. We don't recycle aluminum cans because we don't drink soda that much.

However, this recycling bin that you see behind you is located next to an elementary school, and at this school, they use the funds that they receive from the collection of recyclable materials in order to support different activities here at the school