Men sleep on bridge – level 1

21-10-2022 15:00

On Monday, two men climb up a bridge in Dartford, UK.

The men set up hammocks. A hammock is a hanging bed. The men sleep in the hammocks. They are 60 meters above the river. Authorities close the bridge for two days. The change is a big problem for drivers. The men belong to the group Just Stop Oil. It is a group of activists. They are not happy with the British government.

The government continues to use a lot of oil and gas. The group wants them to get energy in new ways.

The group also protests in London recently. Last week, two women throw tomato soup at a famous painting. Also, a man puts orange paint over a luxury car shop.

Difficult words: activist (a person who has a big job in protests, and he wants changes in politics), continue (to still do something), luxury (expensive and nice, but usually not necessary).

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