Thailand's 'Train Market'

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Listening — Intermediate Level
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Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions


  1. How far from Bangkok is Maekong Market?

  2. What item do they predominantly sell at the market?

  3. Which entity established itself first?

  4. How many times a day does the train pass?

  5. How much warning time do vendors and tourists get that the train is approaching?

Discussion

Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below


  1. Would you feel safe visiting this market? Why or why not?

  2. Do you think Thai officials should prohibit this market from existing?

  3. Why do you think vendors stayed in this location and didn't move elsewhere?

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