Party in Rio – level 1
In Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, the Carnival is very famous. People organise it every year. It is very big. Millions of people come there.
A week before the festival, it is not quiet in Rio. Thousands of people go to the streets. They wear costumes. Some costumes are traditional and others are modern. One man dresses as Wonder Woman. A group of people dress up as the Minions.
The Olympic Games will be in Brazil. People are also happy about it.
Difficult words: costume (special clothes which you wear at a special event), traditional (old and typical for the country), will (“in the future”).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Do you like events like the Carnival?
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- Do the test at Test Languages.
- Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.
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