2020 Olympic Mascots – level 1
The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are in Tokyo. Both of the games have a mascot.
The mascot of the Olympic Games is called Miraitowa. It is blue. The mascot of the Paralympic Games is called Someity. It is pink. Five million children choose the mascots. They choose their names, too.
Difficult words: the Paralympics (an event similar to the Olympics for people with physical differences), both (the two), mascot (a person, animal or thing which can make you happy and bring you good luck).
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