If Surrey were Syria – level 1

03-09-2015 15:00

Surrey is a county in England. There is no war, children can go to school and people have enough food. In Syria, the situation is very different.

A charity organises an experiment. It simulates a special situation in Surrey. It does not simulate war, but children cannot go to school and there is no food in the shops. People cannot go to hospital.

The charity films this. The film shows how people react. The charity wants to make people think about the situation in Syria.

Difficult words: county (a small area of a country), charity (an organisation which helps people), simulate (to make something which is not real look real).

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

What do you think about this experiment?

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