Saturday, October 17, 2015

Route 66: The Highway That's the Best

VOA Learning English News: Route 66: The Highway That's the Best

On November 11, 1926, a 3,900-kilometer long highway was established in the United States.It was not the first American highway. It was not the longest either. And it might not have been the fastest. But the road inspired musicians, writers and filmmakers. Read the story

adventure n. an exciting or dangerous experience
get your kicks - expression have fun
opportunity n. an amount of time or a situation in which something can be done: chance
immortalize v. to cause (someone or something) to be remembered forever
decommission - v.  to officially stop using (a ship, weapon, dam, etc.) : to remove (something) from service
abandoned - adj. left by the owner
gratifying - adj. giving pleasure or satisfaction
fast-paced - adj. happening very quickly
thrive - v. to grow or develop successfully; to succeed

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