3.41.4: Year 3 American English Lessons with Maestro Sersea

Greetings, students. Now that you’re in Year 3 of your American English studies, you will be able to read, and listen about one of VOA’s “Science and Technology” articles, which explore new developments in science, space exploration, environment and technology in the United States of America as well as in countries all over the world. You are encouraged to carefully read the article and the vocabulary words, as well as listen to the article.  Finally, you are invited to share what you learned by discussing why this article is important and meaningful in the comments section below.

Directions: Read the article and study the vocabulary below.

Directions: Listen to the audio recording of the article.

Directions: Share your insights about why this article is meaningful and important by writing in the comments section below.

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  1. Lesson 3.41.4: Year 3
    ”Electric Car Companies Seek Low-Cost production Method”.
    Tesla and Fisker are two electric cars manufacture. Tesla is well known American electric vehicle and clean energy company founded in 2003 by Elon Musk. Fisker, on the other hand is an American electric vehicle manufacturer founded by in 2016 by Henrik Fisker.
    Arrival is British electric vehicle manufacturer that specializes in producing light weight commercial vehicles. Tesla owners have reported several issues with the quality maintaining and privacy of their vehicles.
    Companies like Arrival and Fisker are taking very different roads to overcome such issues, The remarkable thing that Tesla was not ruined financially in reaching mass production. Arrival has chosen instead to build electric Van and Buss,” microfactrories, they are small factories, that cost$ 50 million and have fewer pieces of expensive equipment. Arrival does not need special equipment to paint its vehicles because they are made of light weight colored plastic. Painting equipment can cost hundreds of millions of dollars. Arrival’s engineers have also designed their own molding machines. Abelson said Arrival needs to rebote for each microfactry, also each microfactry will create around 250 jobs.
    Electric vehicles maker Canoo has taken similar oath, but leader Tomy Aquita said Canoo will build a larger microfactroy to serve as a center for smaller future factories. Other startups are denying production overseas to cut cost. Arrival based Ree and American based Fisker have also teamed up with Canadian car suppliers Magna Intrenational to build their electric vehicles.

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