French bullfighters worry – level 2

01-12-2022 07:00

The French government is planning to ban bullfighting in the country, and 75% of people agree with this ban.

The Spanish custom known as Corrida is very popular in southern France. Matadors say that it is a part of the life in the area and a tradition which people must keep alive. Bullfighting is business which matadors want to continue. For critics, Corrida is cruel, and it shouldn’t happen in modern society.

In a bullfight, a matador in a shining costume usually kills a bull with a sword. The fight is dangerous for the matador, too, but the animal almost always dies.

Difficult words: custom (something that people usually do), matador (a person who fights with a bull in a bullfight), society (people who live together in groups or communities).

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