Special Carpool Karaoke – level 3
It was World Down Syndrome Day on Wednesday 21st and to mark the day and help change perceptions about people with Down Syndrome, 50 mums across the UK made a special carpool karaoke video.
The video, which has more than 3 million views, shows the mums and their children sing to Christina Perri’s song ‘A Thousand Years’. They also sign the lyrics using Makaton, which is a sign language for hearing people with learning or communication difficulties.
The video is quite touching and even brought James Cordon, the host of Carpool Karaoke, to tears.
Difficult words: Down Syndrome (a person with Down Syndrome has developmental and physical disabilities), carpool karaoke (singing to a song in the car), touching (making you feel an emotion), bring to tears (make someone cry).
You can watch the video news lower on this page.
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