The oldest geisha – level 1

10-07-2014 15:00

This news is about a girl. The girl is thirteen years old. She is from Japan. She watches a film about geishas. Thanks to the movie, she wants to be a geisha.

She learns. Three years later, she starts to work. The geisha works and works. She is ninety years old now. However, she still works.

The woman is proud of her age. She does not hide it.

The geisha sings and plays the shamisen. She does not dance. She is too old to dance. There are one thousand geishas in Japan. There were 80,000 geishas in Japan in 1928.

Difficult words: be proud of something (she likes her age), hide (to make something hard to see), shamisen (Japanese musical instrument), too (very).

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