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Charles Goodyear

Charles Goodyear was an American who invented the vulcanization of rubber. His family was very poor, and Goodyear spent much of his time in debtors' prison. This is where he got his best ideas.

Vocabulary
  • strengthen
  • inflatable
  • raft
  • hardware
  • debt
  • melt
  • ruin
  • complain
  • possessions
  • experiment
  • patent
  • commercial
  • give up
PDF Content
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)