Transportation in the 1800s


Listening — Intermediate Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. You had very few options to travel such as riding a horse, walking or riding on a horse drawn   .

  2. When bicycles were invented, travel became   .

  3. The first bicycles made had big   wheels and were hard to ride.

  4. Strong   were invented to carry a large number of people around town.

  5.   travelled the big rivers that float across the United States.

  6. All of these changed when the first railroad was built in the   .

  7. Railway trains could   just about anything long distances.

  8. Railroads   became the favorite way to travel to the United States.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. What are the different modes of transportation in your country?

  2. What is your favorite form of transportation?

  3. Describe the first form /mode of transportation in your country?


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