2020 Olympic Mascots – level 2

26-07-2018 07:00

The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games are going to be in Tokyo, and the two mascots of the games recently made their debut.

One mascot is blue and its name is Miraitowa, which means future and eternity. It represents the Olympic Games. The pink mascot represents the Paralympic Games and its name is Someity. It was inspired by the cherry blossom.

Five million children chose the designs and names, and their mascots combine tradition and innovation.

Difficult words: make a debut (be shown to people for the first time), eternity (for all time), innovation (a change, trying to make things better in the future).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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