Auschwitz – level 1

02-02-2015 15:00

This news is about Auschwitz. It was a concentration camp. A concentration camp is a place where people die. Other people kill them.

The Nazis built Auschwitz in 1940. The camp is in Poland. More than a million people died in Auschwitz. Most of the people were Jews. The Soviet army freed the camp in 1945. You can visit the camp now. Thousands of people visit it every year. People filmed a video of the camp. You can see the video in the Level 3 section. It shows the camp from the air. It is really big.

Difficult words: was/were (past of is/are), freed (past of “free” – to make somebody or something free).

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

Are there any functioning concentration camps in the world?


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