- market /MAHR-kit/
- consumption /kuhn-SUHMP-shuhn/
- panel /PAN-l/
- vow /vou/
- sustainable /suh-STEY-nuh-buhl /
[noun] – the people who might want to buy something, or a part of the world where something is sold
We estimate the potential market for the new laptops to be around two million people.
[noun] – the amount used
The senator talked about the fuel consumption in the country.
[noun] – a flat, usually rectangular part, or piece of wood, metal, cloth, etc., that fits into or onto something larger
Her house has an old door with oak panels.
[verb] – to make a determined decision or promise to do something
He vowed to earn more than average this month.
[adjective] – causing, or made in a way that causes, little or no damage to the environment and therefore able to continue for a long time
The organization encourages sustainable fashion through recycling.
The factory will be Lego’s first carbon-neutral facility, as it attempts to match the energy consumption with solar power from panels on its roof and from a nearby farm. Construction is scheduled to start in 2024. According to Rasmussen, the company will employ more than 4,000 workers, a “significant addition” to the company’s yearly production of roughly 100 billion bricks. Although Lego still makes bricks out of oil-based plastic, it has vowed to use sustainable materials by the end of 2030.
- What was the most popular toy when you were a kid? Is it still on the market?
- How would you describe the toy industry in your country?
- If you were to create a toy, what would it be like? Please describe it.
- Do you think Lego has a good strategy?
- In your opinion, does playing with Lego bricks benefit early childhood? Why or why not?