Australia Day – level 1
In 1788, the British come to Australia. This is on 26th January. There are people already in Australia. They are the Aboriginal people.
People now call this day Australia Day. They celebrate. They have special events, parades and dancing.
Not everybody likes the day, however. Some people call it Invasion Day.
Difficult words: Aboriginal people (the people who are in Australia before the British come), parade (an event when people walk in the street to celebrate something), invasion (when a people take over a place).
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