Machine holds an egg – level 3

15-06-2023 15:00

Fang Chunlin, a Chinese crane operator, amazed his colleagues as he used a machine to pick up an egg.

He works at an oil field company; his day-to-day job is transporting pipes using a 24-tonne crane with a three tonne-grabber. He said the pipe cracking sounds are like ‘a kind of music’ which always makes him ‘full of happiness’ and feel a ‘sense of accomplishment’.

Difficult words: grabber (a part which holds something), accomplishment (when you accomplish/achieve something hard successfully).

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What made Fang Chunlin confident to attempt the delicate task of picking up an egg with the crane?


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