ENGLISH LANGUAGE JSS2 THIRD TERM
Students should be able to;
- Identify the use of certain expression that point to the intention of writers.
The earth is losing its forests. Presently, trees cover about 30 per cent of the earth's surface, but they are being destroyed at an alarming rate, especially in the tropics. Timber harvesting is a major reason for the destruction of the forests. Trees are used for building houses, making furniture, and providing pulp for paper products, such as newspapers and magazines. At least 40 hectares of rainforest are being felled every minute, mostly to extract the valuable timber.
Another way that man is destroying the world's forests is by burning them down. In the Amazon, for example, rainforests are being burnt down at a rate of 20 hectares a minute. The main reason for this is to clear the land for farming. Farmers in rainforest countries are often.... View More
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