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Sustainable fabrics

"Tejidos ecológicos"
Spanish B1 writing exercise

Discover why Maribel prefers to buy sustainable clothes.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "environment", "biodegradable", "hypoallergenic", "to damage (cause physical harm to)", and "to look after".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into Spanish

  • I’ll show you where you make mistakes
  • I’ll keep track of what you need to practise
  • Change my choices if you want
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As I care about the environment, I always try to wear ecological fabrics. The good thing about these organic fibres [US:fibers] is that they grow without the need for pesticides and, therefore, they are biodegradable. In addition, they are very soft hypoallergenic fabrics that neither damage the skin nor produce allergies. However, some of my friends say that this type of clothing is too expensive for them. I don't care about the price since I want to help look after the planet and instead of buying ten cheap t-shirts, I prefer to buy only one that is of good quality. It's all a matter of priorities, isn't it?

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