Crossing a River in the Air – level 1

07-05-2019 15:00

This happens in Ukraine. A 78-year-old woman lives in a small village. A river blocks access to shops. She has to walk a detour for several kilometres. It takes 30 minutes. Or she can use a flying trough. Fifty years ago, her husband made it.

The trough is fast. It takes only five minutes to cross the river. Before, the river is not scary to the woman. Now she is older. She is scared of the river.

The local government wants to build a bridge near her home.

Difficult words: access (a way to get to a place), detour (a way around something), flying trough (a thing that is made to pull something up in the air).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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