Replica of the Titanic – level 1

07-12-2016 07:00

The Titanic is a ship. People finish working on it in 1912. It leaves from England. It is going to the USA, but it hits an iceberg. The ship sinks. Around 1,500 people die.

A Chinese firm is building a model of the Titanic. The model is as big as the original Titanic. It can simulate the sinking, too.

The model is not cheap. It costs 1 billion yuan (around $146 million). People can visit it in 2017.

Difficult words: iceberg (a big piece of ice in the water), sink (go down), firm (a business).

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