Christmas in Europe – level 1
Christmas is starting. People love Christmas. It is a special time of year. Families and friends meet. They give each other gifts.
This Christmas is different. The coronavirus changes everything. Governments in all the world are thinking hard. They want to stop the coronavirus. They close shops and public places. It makes people unhappy. People want to enjoy Christmas.
People in Italy cannot go to a church on Christmas Eve. Christmas markets close in Germany and Austria. Many governments make a limit of the number of people who can meet in one house.
People also love to go to the mountains at Christmas. They want to ski. Now hotels and restaurants close.
Difficult words: public place (a place where many people go or meet), Christmas Eve (December 24, the day before Christmas), limit (a number or point that is not possible to go over).
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