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Listening Comprehension - Comprensión Auditiva

Cómo realizar este ejercicio de comprensión auditiva

- Siempre encontrarás una pequeña introducción, que puede ayudarte a comprender el tema tratado.

- En los textos presentados se han ocultado algunas palabras, que deberás escribir en los casilleros correspondientes. A medida que lees el texto, escucha el audio con atención para descubrir dichas palabras.

- Quizás puedes deducir las palabras sin necesidad de escuchar el audio. Pero, pon atención al audio para confirmar si realmente se trata de la respuesta correcta.

- Puedes escuchar el audio cuantas veces sea necesario. Pero es recomendable hacerlo solamente dos veces (o tres veces como máximo) ya que esa es la forma en que normalmente se realizan estos ejercicios en exámenes y pruebas internacionales.

- Comprueba tus aciertos pulsando el botón "Corregir". Si no has podido completar todas las palabras, pulsa el botón "Solución" para ver cuáles eran las que te faltaban.

Students Learn About Sustainable Agriculture
Topic: A few colleges in the United States provide hands-on experience in traditional farming. Transcript of radio broadcast. Source: VOA

Escucha el audio y completa los recuadros.

This is the VOA Special English Agriculture Report.

Many colleges and universities in the United States provide education in agriculture. But only a few schools offer experience in traditional hands-on field in addition to classes.

Sustainable agriculture is a major at these colleges. They teach the need for farming to improve the environment and make good use of natural resources. Students grow organic food and use as little fossil fuels and chemicals as possible.

Sterling College in Craftsbury Common, Vermont, is one of the colleges that supports sustainable agriculture. Students produce some of their own . They prepare the soil for planting with their hands or simple . They do not use much big machinery that uses gasoline.

This month, students are making their own sugar and maple syrup. After liquid sap is taken from sugar maple , it goes to a sugarhouse where the sap is boiled. Students built the sugarhouse. The college has solar-powered barns, gardens, fruit trees, greenhouses and animals.

Sterling College President Will Wootton says the school's Sustainable Agriculture Program includes pay for farm jobs. The money reduces the cost of the students' education. The students care for steers, , chickens, a turkey, goats and . A pig and a guard llama also live on the farm.

Goshen College in Wolf Lake, Indiana, is another college teaching sustainable agriculture. In June, students at the Agroecology Summer Intensive Program begin taking courses like Introduction to Soils. Agroecology examines the connection between agricultural and the environment.

At the same time, Goshen students start nine weeks of work on the college's farm. They will plant crops like collard greens, kale, , lettuce and . They will mix leaves, animal waste and food waste from the college's kitchens to make compost. The students use the mixture to fertilize the soil instead of buying chemical fertilizers that could harm the environment.

Professor Dale Hess directs Goshen College's Environmental Education Collegiate Program. Professor Hess says a major value of sustainable agriculture is making good use of what you have. He says knowing how to do this may be especially valuable if fossil fuel should become . Professor Hess says food security is national security.

And that's the VOA Special English Agriculture Report, written by Jerilyn Watson. I'm Bob Doughty.

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