Statue of Erdogan – level 1

04-09-2018 07:00

Wiesbaden is a city in Germany. There is an art festival. Its theme is ‘bad news’. There is a statue at the festival. It is gold. It is of Turkish President Erdogan. It is four metres tall.

Some people support Erdogan. Some people do not. Pro-Erdogan and anti-Erdogan people come to the statue. Some of them protest, some of them cause trouble.

The German authorities do not want trouble. They put the statue away.

Difficult words: theme (an idea about something), support (say nice things about something), cause (make), authorities (the ‘bosses’ of the city).

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