25 years of Mr Bean – level 2
Mr Bean, a famous British comedy character, celebrated 25 years of success. Mr Bean, played by Rowan Atkinson, unexpectedly appeared in the streets of London last week. He drove his iconic lime-green mini. Commuters and tourists looked on in surprise.
People from 190 territories can enjoy Mr Bean, who is still popular. On YouTube, His videos have 1.5 billion views. He also has 63 million fans on Facebook.
Difficult words: character (somebody in a film or a book), unexpectedly (if you do not expect something, you do not know that it will happen), commuter (somebody who commutes – travels to work every day).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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