People will fly – level 1
There is an event in Washington DC. It is about science, technology, culture and the arts. One man has a jetpack. He flies in a big building.
A company works on jetpacks. The company is in New Zealand. The company will sell its jetpacks. Over 10,000 people are already interested. The jetpacks will cost $150,000. That is a lot of money. Not everybody can buy a jetpack.
Difficult words: event (meeting), jetpack (special machine you wear on your back that helps you fly), sell (give for money), cost (have price).
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