Driving in Saudi Arabia – level 1
Women in Saudi Arabia were not allowed to drive. Saudi Arabia was the only country with a law like this. The law ends this Sunday. Now women can drive in Saudi Arabia. They do not need a driver. They can go to work.
Many people think that this is a good thing. This can help the economy too.
Difficult words: were (past of ‘are’), to be allowed to (if you are allowed to do something, nobody stops you from doing it), was (past of ‘is’).
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