Granny tries skydiving – level 1

05-01-2015 15:00

This news is about an old woman. She is from China. She is 81 years old. Her son lives in Australia, and she wants to visit him. The woman gets on a plane. This is the first time she flies.

In Australia, the granny discovers skydiving. She wants to do it! She trains for a week and then jumps. She says that it is great.

The granny loves to have fun. She wants to make her dreams come true. Her age cannot stop her.

Difficult words: granny (grandmother/ old woman), discover (to find), to make your dreams come true (when you do things which you want to do and they feel very good).

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