The Reading / Listening - Level 0

A company has made an air cleaner for the home. It is called the Pure Cool Link. It catches up to 99.95 per cent of dust, pollen and smoke in the home. The cleaner needs one hour to clean the air in a room. It checks the air to keep it safe. This is good for people with allergies or asthma. The device also has an app.



Pollution is also a danger in the home. The company said: "We think it is polluted outside of our homes, but the air inside can be far worse." The dust, pollen and smoke inside the home cannot get out. The air can be five times dirtier inside the house than outside. The air cleaners will cost between $500 and $650.

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Sources
    http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/mar/31/dyson-pure-cool-link-air-purifier-wi-fi-internet-of-things
    http://www.newsweek.com/dyson-smart-home-purifier-app-pure-cool-link-442340
    http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2016/03/dyson-pure-cool-link-tells-you-how-toxic-your-homes-air-is-then-fixes-it/
    http://www.dyson.com


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MATCHING

PARAGRAPH ONE:

1.

A company has made

a.

home

2.

for the

b.

it safe

3.

It catches up to

c.

clean the air in a room

4.

pollen and

d.

with allergies

5.

The cleaner needs one hour to

e.

app

6.

It checks the air to keep

f.

99.95 per cent of dust

7.

This is good for people

g.

an air cleaner

8.

The device also has an

h.

smoke



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PARAGRAPH TWO:

1.

Pollution is also a

a.

far worse

2.

We think it

b.

between $500 and $650

3.

outside of

c.

get out

4.

the air inside can be

d.

our homes

5.

smoke inside the home cannot

e.

danger in the home

6.

The air can be five

f.

house

7.

inside the

g.

is polluted

8.

The air cleaners will cost

h.

times dirtier

LISTEN AND FILL IN THE GAPS

A company has (1) ___________________ cleaner for the home. It (2) ___________________ Pure Cool Link. It catches up to 99.95 per cent (3) ___________________ and smoke in the home. The cleaner needs (4) ___________________ clean the air in a room. It checks the air (5) ___________________ safe. This is good for people with allergies or asthma. The (6) ___________________ an app.

Pollution (7) ___________________ danger in the home. The company said: "We (8) ___________________ polluted outside of our homes, but the air inside can (9) ___________________." The dust, pollen and smoke (10) ___________________ cannot get out. The air can (11) ___________________ dirtier inside the house than outside. The air cleaners will (12) ___________________ $500 and $650.





PUT A SLASH ( / ) WHERE THE SPACES ARE

Acompanyhasmadeanaircleanerforthehome.ItiscalledthePureCoolL
ink.Itcatchesupto99.95percentofdust,pollenandsmokeinthehome.T
hecleanerneedsonehourtocleantheairinaroom.Itcheckstheairtokee
pitsafe.Thisisgoodforpeoplewithallergiesorasthma.Thedevicealsoh
asanapp.Pollutionisalsoadangerinthehome.Thecompanysaid:"Weth
inkitispollutedoutsideofourhomes,buttheairinsidecanbefarworse."T
hedust,pollenandsmokeinsidethehomecannotgetout.Theaircanbefi
vetimesdirtierinsidethehousethanoutside.Theaircleanerswillcostbet
ween$500and$650.

WRITE QUESTIONS & ASK YOUR PARTNER(S)

Student A: Do not show these to your speaking partner(s).

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Student B: Do not show these to your speaking partner(s).

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c)

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e)

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f)

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WRITING

Write about air for 10 minutes. Read and talk about your partner’s paper.

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