Group of Chinese in Moscow – level 1
This story is about a group of Chinese people. They are in Russia. They are at a Moscow airport. The Russian customs stops them. The customs wants to see their things.
The Chinese are carrying a substance. They have 230 kilograms of it. It looks like drugs. The customs thinks that it is drugs.
However, it is not drugs. It is a special substance. People use this substance when they make tofu. The Russian customs tests the substance. The people see that it is not a drug. They let the Chinese go.
Difficult words: customs (people who check your bags at an airport), substance (thing), tofu (a soft white food made out of beans).
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