President and a big fish - level 1

President and a big fish - level 1

08-08-2013 14:00

The Russian President is a strong man. He is filmed when he does manly things.

He is fishing in Siberia with his friend. He catches a big fish. It is 21 kilos heavy. The president kisses it and puts it back into the water.

He can shoot guns and ride on horses. One time, he even puts out a forest fire.

Difficult words: put out (make it go away), forest (place with a lot of trees).

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