In the middle of a river – level 2

07-07-2023 15:00

Two children were stranded on a piece of ice on a frozen river in eastern Russia. In the beginning, people could not get to the children, but they called a hovercraft and it saved the children.

The children were fine. People then handed them over to the police to find out where they live.

People were told to be careful, and they were warned about the ice on the river. The ice is still dangerously thin.

Difficult words: stranded (not able to leave a place; stuck), hovercraft (a machine that travels just above the surface of land or water), hand over (to pass/give responsibility to someone else).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What safety precautions should people take when dealing with thin ice on a river?


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