Lesson: How Will the El Niño Phenomenon Affect Food?

Lesson

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Explore the potential impact of the El Niño weather phenomenon on food production, including grains, sugar, palm oil, and citrus fruits. Our English learning resource provides insights into the economic context, predicting price increases in 2024. Engage with language exercises and stay informed about global environmental influences on daily life.

AFP 2022

How Will the El Niño Phenomenon Affect Food?

How Will the El Niño Phenomenon Affect Food?

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How Will the El Niño Phenomenon Affect Food?

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Grains, sugar, palm oil and citrus fruits... These are just a few examples of the foods whose production is likely to be impacted by the El Niño weather phenomenon. Consumers are set to feel a direct impact, with prices expected to rise in 2024, in an economic context already strained by inflation.

Vocabulary

strained - put in a difficult situation

Phenomenon - a strange situation

impacted - had an effect on

economic - financial

citrus - a fruit from a citrus tree

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What foods will NOT be affected by El Niño

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How will prices change?

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What is a problem, people are already dealing with?

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Fill in the gaps: citrus, impacted, phenomenon, strained, impact

How Will the El Niño Phenomenon Affect Food? 

Grains, sugar, palm oil and fruits... These are just a few examples of the foods whose production is likely to be by the El Niño weather . Consumers are set to feel a direct , with prices expected to rise in 2024, in an economic context already by inflation.

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