Old Woman Learns to Read – level 1

14-03-2017 15:00

This news is about a girl. Her name is Ursula. She goes to school. She does not learn to read. This is in the 1940s.

Ursula has ill parents. She must look after them. She has no time to learn to read.

Ursula is an old woman now. She is 84 years old. She is sad that she cannot read. She wants to read the papers and books like other people. She starts to learn to read. She inspires other people to read, too.

Difficult words: look after (help), inspire (motivate, help, make do something good).

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