Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Summer 2023 Lesson 07

TV2Africa: Ethiopian Taxi Driver in Washington, D.C.

Gossa is a cab driver in Washington DC. He has a full-time job at VOANews and drives a taxi part-time. He talks about good customers (4:45-4:59) and bad customers (5:00-5:40). He talks about hard times (6:08-6:47) and the day a woman offered him a scholarship and a better job (6:48-7:52). Click CC to read the video's CLOSED CAPTIONS.

Also see: 

Holding the Bag by Ana Gianola
Negasi is a taxi driver from Ethiopia who has been in the U.S. for many years and has a family. He accidentally becomes involved in a robbery and faces a moral issue. (Buy here)