Statue of Karl Marx – level 1

11-05-2018 07:00

Karl Marx grows up in Trier, Germany. He helps to start Communism. Now, China gives Trier a big statue of Marx. The sculptor of the statue says that it shows that Germany and China are friends.

People come to the town who like or dislike the statue. East Germans had to live under Communism after World War Two. Other people say that China is not nice to its people.

Difficult words: Communism (a government where people own everything and each person gets money based on how he works and what he needs), sculptor (a person who makes art that is three-dimensional), had to (past of ‘must’).

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