Britain’s biggest cruise ship - level 2
Britain’s largest cruise ship sailed into her home in Southampton. Crowds of people welcomed her. To celebrate the ship, two parachutists held the flag of UK when they were in the air.
The ship is 1,082 feet (330 metres) long. That means that it is longer than the new skyscraper “Shard” in London is tall.
The ship cost 473 million pounds to build and the Queen officially named it. The ship’s maiden voyage will be to the Mediterranean.
Difficult words: cruise ship (a ship for cruising – sailing for fun), sail (to move on water), maiden voyage (the first trip).
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Have you ever been on a cruise ship?
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