AM/PM Session - 18 September 2018 - The world's longest commutes
We read an article about super-commuters - people who travel long distances to get to work:
Vocabulary Top 10:
swap - to replace (something) with something else
fortnight - a period of 14 days : two weeks
cram - to fill (something) so that there is no room for anything else : to fill (something) completely
trade-off - a situation in which you must choose between or balance two things that are opposite or cannot be had at the same time; something that you do not want but must accept in order to have something that you want
beckon - to attract (someone or something); to signal (someone) with your arm or hand in order to tell that person to come closer or follow
offset - to cancel or reduce the effect of (something) : to create an equal balance between two things
proliferation - increasing in number or amount quickly
leap - a great and sudden change, increase, or improvement
cliche - a phrase or expression that has been used so often that it is no longer original or interesting
comfort zone - a place, situation, or level where someone feels confident and comfortable
How long is your commute?
Would you ever consider having a super-commute? What would you do to make it easier?