A Plastic Ocean: a film review

A Plastic Ocean: a film review

Read a review of the film 'A Plastic Ocean' to practise and improve your reading skills.

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Hello nastasime,

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Submitted by zhaow on Tue, 30/06/2020 - 12:45

I would recommend a documentary about Chinese food, its name is 'a bite of China'. It presents a wide variety of unique vegetables, cuisines, cooking skills and cultures around China. It is a good way to learn about authentic Chinese food and related culture.

Submitted by Omer_moh on Sat, 27/06/2020 - 18:20

My favorite decumentary film about porsche car's factory. The factory located in Germany and the film tells how one of the most luxury cars in the world is made. Also it mentione why this vehicle consider one of the best cars in the world and It tells a bout the unique design of the vehicle and why porsche engineers choose to install the car's engine in the back moreover the reason of chosen flat type engine and the film provide more technical information about the type of brake system, air dynamic of the body, the hight of the car and the sophisticated system of the vehicle. I recommend to watch this film specially the car's fans and automobile engineers.

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Submitted by MohamedMaher on Mon, 01/06/2020 - 21:35

after I read this, I am going to watch A Plastic Ocean

Submitted by Muhammad Bagir on Fri, 22/05/2020 - 04:07

I think Planet Earth on BBC is the best. It can makes us know our planet deeper.

Submitted by Muhammad Bagir on Fri, 22/05/2020 - 03:57

where is the text? i found an error here, the text doesn't appear on my browser..

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Submitted by jsanchezv on Sat, 16/05/2020 - 18:28

Dear Ligma, I think that this is not a fake. You can find in the literature a lot of articles related with this topic. The plastic bags and other related product or derived from plastic is a topic that is a global problematic since is a related pollution topic. As this documentary is so interesting, you can also address your thinking in other way, I mean, you can take awareness about the actual global situation and try to avoid the use of plastic. Finally, I would like to recommend this documentary and definitively is a very interesting topic for learning English. :)