a. Attention grabber and greeting
Have you ever jogged to the Han river recently? If you had, you would surely noticed that the fresh smell has turned into a foul one and most importantly, that the clean, sanitary river has been changed into a green tea latte color. b. Introduction to the topic and the brief importance
The reason that the river has been changed into this strange color is because of algae problems. There was algae before, but it was not this extreme. This situation is so serious. There was the first algae alert in the Han river. People are thinking that this is going to be a serious problem. c. Focus statement
This is about how this is affecting us and what is happening because of this situation. II Body
a. Who, what, where, what, how did the incident happen?
On 2008, There was the first algae alert in the Han river. After that, the Paldang Lake in Gyeonggi had another alert in July 27. This algae problem is allowing many fish to die, so the food web in the water is falling apart. On Thursday, the algae reached the upper part of the Nakdong river. Experts thinks that if this keeps happening, the water we drink would get less safer for us to drink it. b. Why did it happen?
Environmental groups claim that this situation is caused by the government’s four-rivers mega project because the water flow has turned slower and there was more time for the algae to form. The government claims that it is because of the high temperature and the four river mega project would clean the water. c. Who is the most affected? Why is this important for all of us? The people who use water by the Han river is most affected because the water is becoming less safer to use the water. III. Conclusion a. Personal opinion
I think this serious problem is...