T054 - Global Warming - Present Tense

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Put the verbs into the correct form of the PRESENT TENSE !

Tony So, tell me. Why is it important to save the rainforests?  
Leila There are many reasons. One is that a number of plants which could be useful (GROW) in the rainforest. We don't know all the plants yet - there are thousands and thousands of them. Researchers (TRY) to discover their secrets before they are destroyed.
Tony I see. What other reasons are there?
Leila Well, I'm sure you heard of global warming.
Tony You mean the idea that the world (GET) warmer?
Leila That's right. The rainforests (HAVE) an important effect on the earth's climate. They (DISAPPEAR) at a terrifying rate and soon they will be gone. People (NOT DO) enough to save them.
Tony But is global warming really such a problem ? I (ENJOY) warm sunshine.
Leila Well, what (HAPPEN) when you (HEAT) ice?
Tony It melts (MELT) of course.
Leila OK. the polar ice caps (CONSIST) of millions of tons of ice. If they (MELT), the level of the sea will rise and cause terrible floods. Many scientists (BELIEVE) that temperatures (ALREADY RISE). We must do everything we can to prevent global warming, and that (INCLUDE) preserving the rainforests!
Tony Thank you, Leila and good luck for your campaign.