Hundredth birthday with sharks – level 2
This news is about a 100 year-old granny who loves doing dangerous things. For example, she skydives to raise money. She used this money to buy life jackets for volunteers at the National Sea Rescue Institute in South Africa. She’s an awesome granny, isn’t she?
To celebrate her 100th birthday, she climbed into a cage. People then put the cage underwater in an area with many sharks. If you are interested in trying this, this activity is called “shark cage diving”!
Difficult words: volunteer (a person who does something without being paid for it), climb (get), dive (to get/be underwater).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Would you like to try shark cage diving?
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