Durian Fruit – level 2

27-11-2017 15:00

The durian is a tropical fruit from Malaysia. It is famous for its sharp smell and unusual taste. A town in Malaysia celebrated it in its first International Durian Tourism Festival. Many tourists visited the town to eat the savoury yet sweet fruit.

Some people think that durian smells like sewage, rotting meat, or gym socks. The smell is so strong that it is illegal in hotels and public transport in Southeast Asia.

However, people use the flavour in ice-creams and drinks. Malaysia hopes to start exporting the fruit more.

Difficult words: savoury (salty or spicy), sewage (waste water), flavour (how a food tastes).

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