Dust Before you listen to the story, think about these
Have you heard about the yellow dust problem in Korea, China and northern
2. Look at the picture. What kind of problem do you think yellow dust
3. Do you have any air pollution problems in your country?
read the sentences below. Listen to the story. Decide if each sentence
is true or false.
dust is only a problem in Korea, China and northern Japan.
The dust comes
from China and Mongolia.
can be found across the Pacific Ocean in the USA.
produces a lot of ozone.
government issues health warnings when dust levels reach 1,000 micrograms
per cubic metre.
there is twice this amount of dust in the air.
people get breathing and eye problems.
are closed because of fire hazard.
is not much effect on farming.
Japan and China are not co-operating to find a solution.