martes, 27 de septiembre de 2011

Microcar Museum

Madison, Georgia, population 5000, is annually host to more than 35,000 visitors who come to see the town's beautiful antebellum and Victorian homes as well as its lovely historic downtown commercial district. Listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, Madison is steeped in history and beauty. The city also hosts The Bruce Weiner Microcar Museum Inc.

The Museum Collection is primarily focused on Microcars in the late 1940's- pre-1964 range with Engine sizes of 700cc or less (many are 250cc and 50cc) and 2 doors or less.

The Museum's webpage gives us an opportunity to get acquainted with everything we need to know about car together with lots of facts and figures about the history of microcars that will enhance our English [car] vocabulary and reading skills.

There is also a collection of short videos which explain some of the museum exhibits. If listening is your priority, start off by taking the virtual tour to get familiar with some of the basic car-related vocabulary and then take your pick of the videos.