Egyptian Ex-President Dies – level 1

24-06-2019 15:00

In 2012, Mohammed Morsi becomes the Egyptian President. He is president for one year. Many people protest. The army overthrows him. He goes to jail.

People say that the jail’s conditions are bad. He gets sick. Last Monday, he is at court. He falls down and he dies.

Difficult words: overthrow (bring down from power), condition (how a place is; for example, how clean the jail is), court (an institution which finds out if you are guilty or innocent).

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