In today’s episode, you will learn 5 new English words. These words will help you speak English more like a native English speaker. Practice using the words to speak about today’s topic.


5 Vocabulary Words Related to the topic

        1. Commute (verb): To travel regularly between your home and your place of work or study.

    • Example Sentences:

1. Finding shorter commute options reduces travel time and environmental impact.

2. Opting for carpooling or cycling can alleviate traffic and make your commute more sustainable.

3. Many people commute to work by car, contributing to traffic congestion and pollution.

        2. Congestion (noun): The state of being overcrowded or blocked up.

    • Example Sentences:

1. Sustainable transportation solutions aim to reduce reliance on personal vehicles and decrease                              urban congestion.

2. Finding ways to manage traffic congestion is crucial for improving air quality and commuting efficiency.

3. Public transportation can help alleviate traffic congestion by reducing the number of cars on the road.

        3. Emissions (noun): Gases or particles released into the atmosphere.

    • Example Sentences:

1. Switching to eco-friendly transportation helps minimize overall transportation-related                                            emissions.

2. Public transportation options with lower emissions contribute to cleaner air and improved public health.

3. Electric vehicles produce zero tailpipe emissions, reducing air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.

          4. Intermodal (adjective): Relating to the use of two or more different modes of transportation for a                     single journey.

    • Example Sentences:

1. Planning intermodal journeys allows you to combine several eco-friendly transportation                                     options for your trip.

2. Intermodal transportation systems facilitate seamless travel between different modes, encouraging their use.

3. Combining walking, cycling, and public transportation for your commute creates an intermodal journey with reduced environmental impact.

           5. Carpool (verb): To share a ride with other people who are travelling to the same destination.

  • Example Sentences:

                   1. Carpooling is a great way to reduce traffic congestion, share fuel costs, and lower your carbon                             footprint.

2. Apps and online platforms facilitate easy carpooling arrangements.

3. By carpooling with colleagues, you can save money and contribute to a more sustainable commute.

A Paragraph using the 5 vocabulary words

Our daily commute choices have a bigger impact than meets the eye. Cars chugging through rush hour contribute to choking emissions and nightmarish congestion, leaving a carbon footprint we can’t ignore. Thankfully, the road doesn’t have to end here! Exploring eco-friendly options like carpooling with colleagues or hopping on public transport can significantly reduce individual and collective emissions. Imagine transforming your commute into an intermodal adventure, combining a brisk walk and a bike ride with a clean-energy bus ride. Not only will you be doing your part for the planet, but you might even find your commute becoming a more enjoyable and stress-free experience. So, choose green, choose smart, and let’s pave the way for a cleaner, healthier future, one ride at a time.

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