Nature: Listening and Speaking – Finding the Mother Tree

Listening: Please watch and listen to the following video.

Comprehension Questions:

1.) What is Suzanne Simard’s book about?
2.) How do trees communicate with each other?
3. ) What does Suzanne Simard think that humans could learn from forests?
4.) In what ways are human and tree communities similar? How are these communities interconnected?
5.) Why are trees important in our lives?

Would you like to learn more about Suzanne Simard and her fascinating work? You can find a great Tedtalk, with excellent intermediate and advanced vocabulary here.

For more reading, vocabulary, games and activities about Nature, click here.