Russians Celebrate the End of Winter – level 1

03-03-2017 15:00

Some people in Russia celebrate the end of winter. They are a little crazy. They have a competition. They go down a hill on ice. They wear a special type of dress.

There are 11 teams. They put on crazy costumes. They get on their sledges. They go down from a hill.

There are many people. People watch the teams. The team of Vikings goes the longest distance. They win. They get a great prize. They get 300 square metres of land in Russia.

One of the Vikings says that the team wants to share the land. First they want to build their sauna. A sauna is very typical for Vikings.

Difficult words: celebrate (have a party), competition (a situation when you want to win), put on (dress), sledge (an object, you go on it on snow or ice).

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