How is it said in the text?
to conjure: to think of a rainforest canopy: leaves and branches high up in the rainforest to set off: to leave, to start a sloth: a type of animal (‘luiaard’)
The past decade has witnessed the transformation of China’s transportation system and a massive change to the daily lives of the people living there. From new airports and highways to subways, ports, and waterways, they have it all, but our number one pick for transport in China is the bullet train. The new bullet train system is unique in the world thanks to its size and low-priced tickets for a service that usually costs far more in countries such as Japan. You could drive between Beijing and Shanghai in about 13 hours but we think that zipping between these two major cities in just five or six hours on a bullet-fast train sounds like a lot more fun!
1 to have formal discussions with someone in order to reach an agreement about the price:
3 very smart guides:
2 nothing is better than this:
4 to do more to protect nature and the environment:
5 the money that you pay for a journey in a vehicle such as a bus or train:
6 to move over an area of land or water:
7 the separate parts of a train in which the passengers sit: 5
Explain these means of transport using your own words. 1 a gondola: 2 a zipline:
3 a bullet train:
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