Online Students Ceremony – level 2

11-05-2020 07:00

Many schools worldwide are having online classes, and they have canceled graduation ceremonies. The reason is the coronavirus. Students must stay at home, and it is not possible to hold big events with too many people.

Barack and Michelle Obama are planning an online graduation ceremony for students in the US who cannot get their diplomas in person. The event will host famous people such as Condoleeza Rice, the former Secretary of State, and singers Lady Gaga and Alicia Keys.

Barack Obama said that he loves graduation ceremonies. He thinks that they are the highest point of years of hard work. His wife and he are happy that they can celebrate this moment with the graduates and their families.

Difficult words: graduation ceremony (a formal event at the end of studies), diploma (a certificate that shows that someone successfully finished school or a course), graduate (a person who successfully completed his studies).

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