Sinkhole in Japan – level 1

Sinkhole in Japan – level 1

17-11-2016 07:00

This news is from Japan. A sinkhole opens. It destroys a big intersection. The city apologises for the sinkhole. The sinkhole happens because people build a new subway.

Water is filling up the sinkhole. People must work fast. They fix the problem. Everything is fine in a week.

One hundred shops lose money because of the sinkhole. Japan gives them money for the trouble.

Difficult words: sinkhole (a hole in the ground that comes up to the top of the ground), intersection (the place where two or more roads meet), apologise (say “sorry”).

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