Stuck cable car – level 1
Here is news from Germany. A family is in a cable car cabin. It is 130 feet (40 metres) above a river. The weather is not good. Strong wind is blowing.
The wind stops the cabin. The family must wait for help for hours. They are with a two-month-old baby and a toddler.
Help comes and it saves the family. Everybody is fine.
Difficult words: cable car cabin (a box for people to ride inside which is on a big line and moves up and down a mountain), toddler (a young child who is beginning to walk), fine (safe).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Are you afraid to use a cable car because something like this may happen?
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