Can plants talk to each other? It certainly doesn’t seem that way: They don’t have complex sensory or nervous systems, like animals do, and they look pretty passive. But odd as it sounds, plants can communicate with each other — especially when they’re under attack.
To beef up
The make-up (n.) of sth
A chemical fingerprint
A symbiotic relationship
To prompt / trigger
To ramp up
Gap fill for second listening:
Basking in the ___
Odd as it _______
Plumes of ____________ chemicals
Increase the _____________ of
________ sb of danger
A self-__________ mechanism
__________ on signals
C________ warnings_______ types
Ramp up p____________
Speaking questions based on vocab:
Do you sometimes eavesdrop on other people's conversations?
What prompted you to study in New Zealand instead of another country?
Can you decipher these Chinese characters using the helpful prompts?
Here's the answers:
Expand the "person" character to convey...
Combine the mouth and person pictograms to convey "prisoner"
Name five things that emit heat.
Name two things that emit steam.
Do they emit sounds?
Name some living things that can emit light?
What do these things have in common?