A Man Collects Old Phones – level 1

22-10-2020 07:00

Hassan al-Tourky lives in Egypt. He is 65 years old. He has a small shop. He repairs and sells phones.

Al-Tourky has an unusual hobby. He collects and restores old phones. Some of the phones are very old. They come from the 1800s. They belong to famous persons.

Al-Tourky has a phone of an Egyptian King. This phone comes from 1933. Al-Tourky also owns Charlie Chaplin´s two phones.

Al-Tourky gets some phones from his father. His father loves old phones. Al-Tourky loves them, too. He is happy that his sons have the same hobby.

They do not make a lot of money in the shop. But they are happy. They like to keep history alive.

Difficult words: collect (to get many similar things together), restore (to repair and make look new), Charlie Chaplin (a famous movie actor from the 1900s), alive (not dead).

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