Update on Costa Concordia - level 1
The Costa Concordia is a boat. It is big. It weighs 114,500 tonnes. It is two times bigger than the Titanic.
It had an accident 2.5 years ago. Thirty-two people died. Now, people move the ship. The operation costs 2 billion dollars.
People film the operation. It starts in the morning and ends in the evening. People move the ship to a port. They will take it apart there. They will reuse the metal.
Difficult words: weigh (be heavy), cost (have a price), port (place where ships stop), reuse (use something for something else).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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