Situation in Calais – level 1
People are migrating to Europe. Many of them are in Calais. Calais is a town. It is in northern France.
The migrants in Calais do not want to stay there. They want to move to England. They try to enter the Eurotunnel. This causes problems in traffic. France and England must stop this problem. They increase security.
One man says that the situation in Calais is worse and worse. It is not only because of the migrants. There are other problems too.
Difficult words: migrate (to move), cause (to make), increase (to make stronger, better).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think about the situation in Calais?
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