Larry King Dies – level 1

28-01-2021 07:00

Larry King is a famous American TV presenter. He works in TV for 60 years.

King has his own show on CNN. The show is called ‘Larry King Live’. Many politicians and famous people come to the show. King talks to many US presidents and many celebrities, too. The show runs for 25 years. It is very popular. People from all over the world know the show.

King gets many rewards for his great work. Some people do not like King’s way how he asks questions. He is polite and kind. People today prefer a more aggressive style.

King has seven wives and five children in his life. He is in hospital with COVID-19 last month. He dies in Los Angeles, California, last week.

Difficult words: TV presenter (a person who invites people to a TV show or program and he talks to them), reward (a prize for someone who does something very good or important), aggressive style (when somebody is very forceful).

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