Angry Ukrainians hit a man – level 1

10-07-2014 07:00

This news is from Ukraine. It is about a town’s mayor. He meets with people. They are angry. They say that he is a liar. They are unhappy with him. The people want him to resign.

The people say bad things to the mayor. He is also hit. He manages to leave the building. However, there are more people outside.

Difficult words: mayor (boss), liar (somebody who says things which are not true), resign (stop working as a mayor).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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