Lecture (Level 1) – Meet a young entrepreneur

by Maya Penn

a young American entrepreneur whose company “Maya’s Ideas” creates eco-friendly clothing and accessories.  She is also a philanthropist, environmental activist, artist and animator.

First preview the vocabulary below.  Then do the exercise by first reading a single question and then listening for the answer.  When you hear the answer, pause the video and answer the question.  Then read the next question and do the same thing.  If you get the answer wrong, then go back to where the answer is given and listen again.

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animator:  a person who creates a movie with drawings
defining moment:  a time when you decide what you want to do in the future
virus:  a tiny computer program that messes up your computer
creatures:  animals and insects
spark:  to get (something) started quickly
movement:  action that is taken by a lot of people at the same time
eco-friendly:  not harming the environment
branding:  getting your company brand known
marketing:  selling your product to your customers
negative impact:  hurting the environment
toxic:  poisonous, harmful
inhales:  breathes in
sustainable future:  a future that is in balance and can continue forever
compromising: going against
diverse:  with lots of differences

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