Tumbleweeds in Australia - level 1

Tumbleweeds in Australia - level 1

23-02-2016 07:00

This news is from a town in Victoria, Australia. The people there have problems with tumbleweeds. This summer is dry, so there are a lot of tumbleweeds.

The tumbleweeds are everywhere. They block doors, windows and gardens. They come from a field. No one maintains this field.

The council does not help the people in the town. The council says that the tumbleweeds are not a “fire risk”.

Difficult words: tumbleweed (a plant that dried up in the summer), maintain (to work on something), council (the local people who work for a place).

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

What would you do if you had these tumbleweeds at your house?

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