Copy the sentences into your exercise book and complete the spaces.
a) Raw materials can be of animal , vegetable or mineral origin.
b) Raw materials are used to make manufactured goods .
Copy the table into your exercise book and put the following raw materials in
the correct column. Add other materials to complete the table.
[materials: wool marble cotton clay cork sand silk]
Which raw material do these materials come from?
Glass, steel, plastic,
porcelain, planks, concrete
Answers to activities 1, 2, 3
Planks: wood (tree trunks)
Concrete: cement, gravel, sand, water
What manufactured goods can we make from the materials in exercise 2? With a
partner think of three objects for each one and write them in your exercise book.
Glass: jug, drinking glass, plate, windscreen, shop window, etc.
Steel: structure of a bridge, handrail, household appliance, chair or table legs,
nut and bolt, tools
Plastic: bucket, bowl, mug, bottle, wire insulation
Porcelain: jug, cup, tile
Wooden planks: chair, table, shelf, door
Concrete: building blocks, reinforced concrete for foundations, beams
Listen and repeat.. Which one is the odd one out? Why?
a) Glass is not a petroleum derivative.
b) Brick is not a
c) Thread is not a stone derivative.
Answers to activities 4, 5
(Student’s own answer).
Use your dictionary and classify the following textiles materials into natural or
polyester, cotton, polyamide, wool, jute, nylon, rayon, silk, linen.
Natural: cotton, wool, jute, silk, linen
Synthetic: polyester, polyamide, nylon, rayon
Student’s own answer,
My jacket is made of polyester
How do we use these types of stone?
: flooring, work
, building stone, sculpture
: sculpture, building stone, table tops
roofing, flooring, garden decorations, knife sharpeners
Answers to activities 6, 7, 8, 9