See how wheelbarrows are made at Ames plant


Listening — Intermediate Level
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  1. In the Ames plant, 85 percent of the country's wheelbarrows are   .

  2. They start with a pre-cut piece of steel   ,

  3. The tubs are put into the machine to take off the   scrap metal.

  4. The Ames factory makes all of their   parts.

  5. The bins are put on tracks with components already hung to prepare for   .

  6. The tubs are   in paint and and baked at 350 degrees.

  7. These workers are   screening the name on.

  8. They can also do   logos for the companies..

  9. The tubs are stacked on pallets and moved down for   .

  10. The components are processed   .


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. What are wheelbarrows for?

  2. Do you have a wheelbarrow? If yes, what do you use it for?

  3. What are the popular companies in your country? What are they producing?


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      • a two-wheeled handcart used especially by street vendors
      • a receptacle for storing a specified substance
      • part, piece
      • a building or group of buildings where goods are manufactured or assembled chiefly by machine
      • a solid material that is typically hard, shiny, malleable, fusible, and ductile, with good electrical and thermal conductivity
      • part, fragment
      • factory
      • thread or fabric made from the fiber produced by the silkworm
      • a hard, strong, gray or bluish-gray alloy of iron with carbon and usually other elements, used extensively as a structural and fabricating material
      • a long, hollow cylinder of metal, plastic, glass, etc. for holding or transporting something, chiefly liquids or gases


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