Earthquake in Italy – level 1

25-08-2016 07:00

An earthquake strikes in central Italy. It is a powerful earthquake. You can feel it in Rome. Buildings in Rome shake for 20 seconds.

People die in the earthquake. In one town, people find a family. They are all dead. A half of another town is gone. Two people die in a village.

In 2009, there was another powerful earthquake. Three hundred people died.

Difficult words: earthquake (when the ground shakes/moves), strike (hit), was (past of “is”).

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