Swim in the Antarctic – level 1

15-11-2017 15:00

This news is about a British man. He is a lawyer and a swimmer. He swims in difficult conditions.

He swims in the Antarctic. It is one of his toughest swims. The water is just two degrees centigrade. He is in the water for 18 minutes.

He does this to draw attention to the Antarctic. He says that it is a beautiful place. People should protect it, not destroy it.

Difficult words: conditions (situation), tough (difficult, harsh, hard), draw attention (make people interested).

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