Bed race in Thailand – level 1

03-02-2015 15:00

People organise a race in Thailand. It is a race for groups of two people. The couples wear funny clothing. They have beds. They decorate the beds. The couples push the beds for two kilometres. Many people watch the race. It is great fun.

People from different countries come to the race. The race brings all of these people together.

Difficult words: race (when you move fast to win), couple (two people), decorate (to make something look nice and special).

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

Have you ever taken part in something like this?

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