Boris Johnson’s New Baby – level 1
Boris Johnson is the British Prime Minister. He becomes a father of a baby boy on Wednesday. The baby is Johnson’s sixth child. Johnson’s fiancée is the baby’s mother. Her name is Carrie Symonds.
The boy is born in a hospital in London. He is healthy. Symonds is healthy, too. People do not know the boy’s name yet. Many people think that it will be Wilfred, Winston, or Alexander.
In April, Johnson is in hospital. He spends one week there. He has the coronavirus. The situation is serious. Doctors worry about Johnson.
Johnson is healthy now. On Monday, he returns to work. He wants to start the British economy. However, the start must be slow. Johnson is worried. He thinks that there can be a second coronavirus outbreak.
Difficult words: fiancée (a woman who is going to be married), economy (the way in which a country makes money), outbreak (when a disease starts all of the sudden).
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