Chocolate Putin – level 1

07-12-2015 15:00

In St Petersburg, there is a chocolate festival. A sculptor makes a chocolate statue of Vladimir Putin. It is a life-size statue. The sculptor uses seventy kilograms of chocolate.

Vladimir Putin is busy. He cannot come to see the sculptor. The sculptor studies pictures of Vladimir Putin. The sculptor makes a statue of Putin’s dog, too.

The organisers of the festival are offering the statue to Putin. So maybe, Putin will eat himself.

Difficult words: sculptor (somebody who makes sculptures), statue = sculpture (a 3D model of something), offer (to let somebody have something).

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

What do you think about this chocolate statue?

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