Beauty Contest in Paraguay – level 1
Paraguay has a beauty contest. It happens once a year. This year is its fourth. It is a contest for plus-size women. It shows that all women can be beautiful.
Each woman wants to win. Each wants to be ‘Miss Gordita’. This means ‘Miss Chubby’ in English. The women wear beautiful dresses. They also wear swimsuits. They show off like in other beauty contests.
A 20-year-old woman wins. She gets a tiara. She says that she will wear it proudly in her name. She will also wear it proudly in Paraguay’s name.
Difficult words: contest (an event when people try to be the best), plus-size (a little fat; big), chubby (a little fat), tiara (a gold or silver thing which a woman wears on her head).
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