Sunday, July 5, 2015

Passivhaus Rental site to be built in England - English Conversation Lesson

Are your electric bills through the roof?  Do you like to grow your own food? Well this might be the place for you!  The Passivhaus project will do both, lower the energy bill and sustainability!

Read this article and prepare it to speak to your English teacher

http://www.sustainablecitiescollective.com/david-thorpe/1082106/work-starts-europes-largest-permaculture-passivhaus-eco-community
Key Terms
permaculture-based
eco-community
disused
apprentices
urban oasis
diverse 
annual running costs
Procedure software calculations 
oriented to face south 
super-insulated
 minimized building surface-to-volume area
espoused 
micro-enterprises
biodiversity

Questions
What does Passivhaus mean? 
 Why is it important?
What is the most important part of the project? 
Would you want to rent in this project?  Why or why not? 
Do you like to grow your own food? 
Could this project be duplicated in other places in the world? 






Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English Teacher 

No comments:

Sheltering Wings with HOTS Lesson plan - English speaker classes

Name_______________________________ Date: ________________________ HOTS Logic: Underlying assumptions Part 1. What assumpt...