Situation in Calais - level 2

Situation in Calais - level 2

08-09-2015 15:00

We all know about the migrant crisis in the French port of Calais, but what do the people who live there make of the situation?

One man said that the situation is getting worse and worse. People are closing industry sites, ferry-workers are protesting, and migrants are trying to force through the Eurotunnel to England. This causes disruption in traffic.

Thousands of migrants are forcing French and UK politicians to find a solution. The two countries increased security at the Eurotunnel terminal in Calais.

Difficult words: disruption (problems), solution (if you find a solution to a problem, the problem goes away), increase (to make stronger, better).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about the situation in Calais?

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