Be Safe around Trains! – level 1

15-03-2022 15:00

The British Police has a new campaign. This campaign is called Operation Look. One part of the campaign has short videos. The videos show people at crossings. These people are not careful. They risk their lives.

The first video is from Scotland. It shows a man. He comes to a crossing. He knows that a train is coming, but he crosses the crossing. The train almost hits him.

Another video shows a man on a bike. He is riding to a crossing. There are gates at this crossing. They are closing. The man doesn’t see them. He hits the gates. He falls off his bike, but he is fine.

Difficult words: campaign (to tell people about something in the media), crossing (area where a road meets a railway), careful (you only do safe things if you are careful).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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