Read the story below at your level. Then, study the key words and phrases. Later, use them in your conversations and writing this week.
Starting a business is fun and scary. I’m learning about business in Japan. I found a great podcast, Disrupting Japan. I hope you like it too.
The host is Tim Romero. He talks to startups in Japan. They talk about success. Sometimes, they talk about failure. They all love helping people. They love solving problems. Tim explains it better than me.
Flesch-Kinkead – Grade: 3
solve– finding the answer to a problem
This math problem is hard to solve.
It’s not easy to solve climate change.
startup – a young company with a special product or service and one or two founders
I bought these shoes from a startup. They make shoes from recycled plastic.
My sister has a startup. They sell widgets for babies.
disrupting – making a big change that many people can see
The area was too noisy. It disrupted our meeting. : (
Uber changed the taxi business. They really disrupted it.