2016 Olympic Games – level 1

26-04-2016 07:00

People light the Olympic torch in Greece. It travels around Greece for six days. It goes to Brazil on May 3rd. There, it travels around 329 cities. It comes to Rio de Janeiro on August 5th. On August 5th, the 2016 Summer Olympics began.

Brazil must be ready for the Olympics. But there are some problems. The country’s economy is not good. There is not enough money for the Olympic Games. Also, the Brazilian President has problems. Some people want her to step down.

Difficult words: torch (something in which you can carry fire), step down (to stop being the president).

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