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Luft

I leave the office at lunchtime to get some fresh air.

Flughafen

We had to be at the airport very early to catch our flight.

irgendjemand

I've never met anyone famous.

irgendwo

Have you ever flown anywhere?

wie du weisst

As you know, magnets have north and south poles.

anziehen

A magnet is a piece of metal which attracts objects that contain iron.

durchschnittlich

The Maglev train has an average speed of 250 km/h.

Bremsen

Maglev trains do not have brakes to stop the train.

Busfahrer(in)

The bus driver smiled as I got on the bus.

Busstation

I waited for the bus at the bus station for half an hour.

Bushaltestelle

We ran down the road to the bus stop.

Busbillet

I buy a bus ticket on the bus every morning.

Busfahrplan

Pick up a bus timetable to find out when the buses run.

Autofahrer(in)

The car driver drove slowly on the wet road.

Motor

The car engine was very noisy.

Parkplatz

The car park was full of cars.

kommerziell

Shanghai in China has the first high-speed commercial Maglev train.

Kissen

They had lots of cushions on the sofa.

Traum

Maglev transport has been a dream for over 100 years - and now it is a reality.

elektrisch

The world's first electric underground railway is more than 100 years old.

überall

Kylie is a household name everywhere.

schweben

The trains float on a cushion of air.

Hochgeschwindigkeitszug

The Japanese high-speed train has a speed of 350 km/h.

vorstellen

Imagine a train with no engine, wheels or brakes.

Interesse

There has never been so much interest in it before.

verbinden

The Eurostar links the UK with France and Belgium.

Magnet

Magnets have north and south poles.

Magnetschwebetechnik

Maglev stands for magnetic levitation - magnets left the trains and move them forward.

Pol

Opposite poles attract, so north and south poles stick together.

kraftvoll

Powerful magnets in the Maglev track and on the trains lift them and move them forward.

üben

You can practise train driving on this simulator.

abstossen

When you put two north or south poles together they push away from each other.

Lokomotive

We saw an old railway engine in the train museum.

Eisenbahnlinie

A young woman drove onto a railway line in front of a train.

Bahnhof

You can buy your train ticket at the railway station.

Eisenbahngleis

The train moved slowly along the railway track.

Realität

Maglev transport was a dream but now it's a reality.

hier: abstossen

Poles that are the same repel each other.

Simulator

You can practise train driving on the simulator.

Geschwindigkeit

France has the TGV with a top speed of 350 kilometres an hour.

aneinander kleben

Opposite poles attract, so north and south poles stick together.

Technologie

Many people think that high-speed trains are yesterday's technology.

Zugführer(in)

The train driver climbed onto his train.

Bahnhof

The train arrives at the train station at two o'clock.

Zugbillet

My train ticket to London was very expensive.

Fahrplan

Let's check the train timetable to find out when the train leaves.

Tram

We could travel by tram instead of bus.

Untergrundbahn

The tube is the oldest underground railway in the world.