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The Winds of Change

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Morena! Or good morning if it is morning where you are. We are getting to the end of this course. There are only two more lessons to go. So tino pai! Well done on getting this far. This is the 11th lesson, so welcome. In this lesson, you will watch a video called The Winds of Change. This is a project led by the University of Otago that brings together postgraduate students from New Zealand and Chile to investigate sustainable development strategies.
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It is a very informative video and connects all of the SDGs. Do you remember the SDGs? The Sustainable Development Goals. Watch and learn and have fun at the same time. Kia pai to ra! Have a nice day.

In this lesson you will look at an educational programme led by the University of Otago, which brings together New Zealand and Chilean post-graduate students. These students investigate common climate change issues and look at some strategies to cope with these changes. The programme is called “The Winds of Change.”

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Watch and listen to the video as you will need to answer a few questions about in the next step.

It is a good idea to read through the script from the video, which you can find attached at the end of this step. This will help you better understand the words said in the video and you can use it as reference to answer some of the question.

KEY VOCABULARY
1. environmentalists 2. component 3. coordinates 4. dimensions 5. dynamic
6. integrate 7. predict 8. network 9. unique 10. mitigate
*Note: this vocabulary has been filtered through the Academic Word List from sublist 1 – up to and including sublist 5. Therefore, this course is designed to fit Intermediate Level English language learning students and above
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