Johnny Hallyday – level 2

15-12-2017 07:00

Johnny Hallyday, who people called the French Elvis, died this week from lung cancer. He was 74 years old. Tens of thousands of people came out in Paris to bid farewell to him in a large funeral procession. French president Emmanuel Macron ordered this procession as he was a fan of Hallyday.

Hallyday’s career lasted 57 years and he sold over 110 million records worldwide. Some fans want a monument made for him to honour his work.

Difficult words: bid farewell (say goodbye), procession (a group of people or vehicles that move together), monument (a statue, building, or other object that is made for remembering someone).

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