Italy’s New Bridge – level 1

06-05-2020 07:00

Two years ago, a bridge falls down in Genoa, Italy. It is a terrible accident. 43 people die. It is a shock for many people. People ask how it is possible. Italy has good roads and bridges.

Builders build a new bridge. They must destroy the old bridge. They build the new bridge in the same place.

It is not easy work. The structure of the bridge is very special. The bridge must be safe. The new bridge costs more than €200 million.

The coronavirus is in Italy. The situation is very bad. There are hard rules. People must stay away from each other. Builders work while this happens.

Italy’s Prime Minister is happy with the bridge. He says that the new bridge gives hope to the country.

Difficult words: shock (when something happens, and many people cannot believe it because it is very bad or crazy), structure (many parts that are connected to make a building or object), hope (when people want something good to happen or to be true).

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