Stuck cable car

Stuck cable car

28-10-2014 15:00

Here is news from Germany. A family is in a cable car cabin. It is 130 feet (40 metres) above a river. The weather is not good. Strong wind is blowing.

The wind stops the cabin. The family must wait for help for hours. They are with a two-month-old baby and a toddler.

Help comes and it saves the family. Everybody is fine.

Difficult words: cable car cabin (a box for people to ride inside which is on a big line and moves up and down a mountain), toddler (a young child who is beginning to walk), fine (safe).

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

29-10-2014 07:00

There is a beauty contest in China. It is not about beautiful people. It is about beautiful goldfish. Around 10,000 goldfish can be Miss Goldfish.

There are 16 categories. How do you know which fish is the best? People look at the colour, the body, and the swimming of the fish.

Goldfish in this part of China are popular. People export them to countries around the world.

Difficult words: beauty contest (an event when people choose someone or something which is the most beautiful), export (sell to a different country).

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

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