Dramatic moment on a railway – level 2
An old woman ran for her train and fell onto the tracks. A soldier, who stood on the opposite platform, jumped down and ran to her.
He lifted the woman onto the platform. Everything happened only moments before a train arrived. The train had to slam on its brakes.
The train’s camera captured the situation. The rail operator is investigating this incident.
Difficult words: platform (raised place beside a railway), slam on the brakes (to make a vehicle stop very suddenly).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Would you help the lady?
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- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
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