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Growing a Garden and Your English

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Many people, including students, don't have a large area or yard to grow fruits and vegetables, but having such food could provide some low-cost nutrition right where you live. So, what are two things that you can grow on an apartment balcony or in pots in or outside of your place? Use the Internet to investigate this question.

Questions: [ See Script ]

1. Randall grows his melons in his garden vertically to ______________.

A. keep animals from eating the fruit
B. give the plants more sunlight
C. preserve the fruit from rotting

2. Based on Randall's comments in his second point, what would be one idea to improve your English skills.

A. visiting an English-speaking country
B. learning new vocabulary all of the time
C. watching movies with friends a couple times a week

3. Randall suggests that one of the main purposes of learning English is to _______________.

A. contribute your thoughts to others
B. give you opportunities to see the world
C. increase your salary and job possibilities


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