Boat in Thailand – level 2

09-07-2018 07:00

There was a storm off Thailand’s Phuket Island last Thursday.

The waves were 5 metres tall, and boats were caught up in the storm, with one vessel capsizing. It was carrying 93 Chinese tourists and twelve Thai crew. Thirty-eight people from the vessel died. Eighteen people are missing and divers are looking for them.

Difficult words: vessel (a large boat), capsize (overturn), crew (people who work on a boat).

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