Pre-FIFA Demolition – level 1
The 2018 FIFA World Cup is going to be in Russia. Russia is getting ready.
There is an old tower in Yekaterinburg. It is a TV tower. No one ever uses it. It is 220 metres tall. It is the tallest unused building.
Russians demolish it. Some people are unhappy that the tower is gone. They think that it is the city’s landmark.
Difficult words: demolish (destroy), landmark (a monument, a building which people remember).
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