Goldfish beauty contest – level 1

29-10-2014 07:00

There is a beauty contest in China. It is not about beautiful people. It is about beautiful goldfish. Around 10,000 goldfish can be Miss Goldfish.

There are 16 categories. How do you know which fish is the best? People look at the colour, the body, and the swimming of the fish.

Goldfish in this part of China are popular. People export them to countries around the world.

Difficult words: beauty contest (an event when people choose someone or something which is the most beautiful), export (sell to a different country).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

Do you have a goldfish? :-)

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