Michael Jackson’s House – level 1

09-06-2015 15:00

Michael Jackson was a singer. He was the King of Pop. He died in 2009. He was 50 years old. He died because of a drug overdose.

In California, he had a home. He called it the “Neverland Ranch”. He bought it in 1987 for 19.5 million dollars. Now, the house is on sale. You can buy it for 100 million dollars.

Difficult words: was (past of “is”), overdose (when you take too much of a drug), bought (past of “buy”).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

Do you like MJ’s music?


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