Rat in the Parliament – level 1

29-07-2021 07:00

Something very unusual happens in the Spanish Parliament last week.

Marta Bosquet is giving a speech. A speech means that she is talking to other politicians. They are listening to her.

Then Bosquet stops talking. She looks at the floor. A rat is there.

Some people run away. Some people take their feet off the floor. Other people look at the rat.

People can watch the incident on TV. They do not see the rat. Nobody knows how big the rat really is.

The situation calms down later. Politicians return to their seats. They start working again.

Difficult words: politician (a person whose job is to make the official rules of a country), incident (something that happens), calm down (to stop being angry or nervous).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

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