Earthquake in Chile – level 1

09-04-2014 15:00

An earthquake hits in Chile. It happens in the north of the country.

One woman says that the earthquake is strong. Everything moves. The earthquake lasts a long time, too.

The earthquake makes a tsunami. People run away.  They run to the mountains. Prisoners use the situation. They escape from jail. The police catch 16 of the prisoners. The police look for the rest of them.

Difficult words: earthquake (when the ground moves), tsunami (very big wave), prisoner (person who is in jail).

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