BB King is dead – level 1
This news is about BB King. He was the King of Blues. He played the guitar. He was perfect at it.
Recently, he went to hospital. He was not well. Then he went home. He was in hospice care. He died. He was 89. He died in his sleep. He died in Las Vegas.
Difficult words: was (past of “is”), went (past of “go”), hospice care (help for people who are dying).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Did you like BB King’s music?
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