Overview

Electric scooters are slowly becoming more and more popular with both youngsters and adults, especially major cities like Madrid and Paris. People don’t just view them as a bit of fun, but are actually using them as there preferred mode of transport to navigate the city or commute to work.

Watch the video below about the Xiaomi M365 electric scooter: When you have watched the video you can test your understanding by answering some of the questions below or just jump straight to the talking points about electric scooters and specifically the Xiaomi M365.

Test Your Understanding

  • How much would it cost him to commute to work by car?
  • What is the difference between the two versions of the Xiaomi M365?
  • How easy does he say it is to ride?
  • Is it legal to ride the scooter on public roads in Belgium?
  • How much did he buy the scooter for?

Talking Points

  • Would you ever consider buying an electric scooter?
    • If yes, why?
    • If no, why not?
  • Who do you think the target market is for these kind of scooters?
  • What are the positive aspects of an electric scooter?
  • What are the negative aspects of an electric scooter?
  • Do you think they will continue to grow in popularity?
    • If yes, why?
    • If no, why not?

Key Vocabulary

  • Range noun
  • Ride verb
  • Brake noun
  • Accelerator noun
  • Accelerate verb
  • Practical adjective
  • Dirt cheap idiom

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