Rose lights in Hong Kong – level 1

15-02-2016 07:00

On Sunday, it was Valentine’s Day. In Hong Kong, people put up 25,000 lights. These lights are special. They look like roses. The rose lights symbolise love. The lights make people happy.

The rose is a western symbol. The light is an eastern symbol. The rose lights combine the western and the eastern cultures.

Difficult words: was (past of “is”), symbolise (to be the symbol of something – an image, a representation), combine (to put together).

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