Criminals want a kidney – level 1
An immigrant is in Spain. He is poor. He goes to five criminals. They are from Serbia. They will give him money. He has to give them his kidney. He says that he will do it.
But he changes his mind. He is afraid. He thinks that they will not give him the money. The criminals kidnap him. They hit him. They want him to give the kidney.
Police arrest the criminals. The criminals are in a gang. They want to help their boss. Their boss has a son. The son needs a kidney.
Difficult words: immigrant (a person who lives in a new country), kidney (an organ; you have two kidneys in your body; you can live with only one kidney), kidnap (to take somebody somewhere when he doesn’t want to go).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Do you think the man was right to go to the criminals for money?
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