Mud festival in South Korea – level 1
People hold a festival in South Korea. This festival is special. It is a mud festival! It is held every year.
People come to the festival in clean clothing. They leave covered in mud. People enjoy wrestling in mud, mud slides, and even a mud prison. You must get dirty!
Three million people came to the festival last year. This year, around 3 million people came again. The festival ends on 27th of July.
Difficult words: hold (happen), wrestle (fight with your hands and body), slide (flat object on which you sit and ride down).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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