Special questions of power supply
    

    
    
    


        

Special questions of power supply

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Introduction

The module provides activities to increase your vocabulary and information about Renewable energy sources. In module you learn about why renewable energy sources are inevitable and are the perspective to use.

Objectives

In this activity you will learn English terminology concerning Renewable energy sources. You will also find out some interesting and, perhaps, new facts about Renewable energy sources and its use in the world.



Activity 1: Renewable energy in future

The production of electricity from renewable energy sources is increasing every year. In different countries, priority is given to various sources of energy.

Instruction

Watch the video and answer some questions after that.

 

1. Are renewable energy sources promising for use in Asia?

 



2. What are the main sources of energy  that are considered  perspective for used in Asia?









3. The main source of electricity in Asia at the moment?

Additional Resources

(OPTIONAL) Write a sentence linking any extra resource to the main activity here, making it clear what the purpose of the resource is. Then insert a link to your extra resource here and indicate the file type and size e.g. Transcript ( pdf 30KB). Dependent resources that you might wish to consider including are: a Word doc for the learner to complete; a transcript of an audio or a text for offline reading in pdf format.

Activity 2: Vocabulary

Instruction

Choose correct answer to the questions below.

1. What is the translation for wave energy?






2.What is the translation for Wind turbines with vertical axis?





3. What is the translation for ballast power regulator?





Additional Resources

(OPTIONAL) Write a sentence linking any extra resource to the main activity here, making it clear what the purpose of the resource is. Then insert a link to your extra resource here and indicate the file type and size e.g. Transcript ( pdf 30KB). Dependent resources that you might wish to consider including are: a Word doc for the learner to complete; a transcript of an audio or a text for offline reading in pdf format.

Activity 3: Understanding the factors affecting the efficiency and feasibility of using renewable energy sources

The possibility of using renewable energy sources depends on many factors: geographic, climatic, technical and economic factors.

Instruction

Choose what can influence and what does not affect the efficiency and appropriateness of using renewable energy sources.

1. The height of the mast influences the efficiency of using wind generator.



2.Humidity of biomass does not affect the generation of electrical energy.



3.Complete sentences using the following words: decreases, increases, changeable, steadier, easy, more uneven, more stable.

The speed of the wind with distance from the surface of the earth and the air flow becomes .

References:

1) https://youtu.be/dZRZ_pTsXT0

© Lyudmila Sumarokova National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University September 2014

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