Longest Cross-Sea Bridge – level 2

30-10-2018 15:00

Last Tuesday, people finished the longest cross-sea bridge and it opened. The Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macao Bridge is 55 kilometres long, and it reduces travel time from 4 hours to just 45 minutes.

Many Hong Kong activists see the project as a political statement. One Hong Kong politician said that Hong Kong is already connected to China in every way. She claimed that China needed the bridge as a political symbol to remind Hongkongers that they are connected to the motherland.

Difficult words: statement (a symbol), claim (say, argue), remind (show), motherland (the original country).

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