Elephant Paints Pictures – level 2

15-03-2023 15:00

Shanti is an elephant and her paintings cost 2000 dollars. Somebody has actually paid 2000 dollars for a painting done by an elephant.

Shanti has painted 12 paintings so far but now she is refusing to paint more. The director of the Prague gallery came up with an entirely improbable reason why.

The director said that “she starred as an elephant named Bimbo in the movie. She is an artist. Now she is in some sort of depression. We will just have to wait for her next wave of creativity.”

There is a good reason for all of this. Shanti’s paintings bring money which helps elephants in Sri Lanka.

Difficult words: so far (until now), entirely (completely).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What strategies could the director of the Prague gallery use to help motivate Shanti to continue painting and supporting elephants in Sri Lanka?


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