Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Super- Commuters? How long is your drive to work? English lesson

Many people live in the city, sort of close to their jobs, while others live far away, but rent a room or a studio apartment near their jobs, and on the weekends fly home.  This is a trend that is growing, and believe it or not can be cheaper than the daily commute!

Read this article and discuss it with your English teacher

http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20141118-the-worlds-longest-commutes

Key Terms
traffic fumes
 leisurely lunch 
faraway homes
 cost of living 
proliferation
 maintain residency 
over-work.
work-life balance
cliche 


Questions
According to the text, why do some people choose to "super commute?"
How do they organize their work week? 
How many "super commuters" are there in the world? 
What is the average number of kilometers that people commute? 
What happens to the income when you super-commute? 
What would make you want to super commute?
Would it be worth it for you? 
Is there a typical job that people super commute to? 



Lesson Plan by Rachael Alice Orbach - Professional English Teacher 

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