The Titan accident – level 1

27-06-2023 07:00

The Titan is a submersible. It explores the Titanic. Last week, the Titan breaks near the Titanic. It implodes. It means that it collapses with great force.

Five people are on board. They all die. The Coast Guard finds two areas with broken parts of the submersible. It is the front part and a closed space with air pressure. Rescuers hear strange noises earlier. The breaking has nothing to do with the noises. Filmmaker James Cameron is part of the plan. He feels very sad. He thinks that a powerful thing causes the break. The families thank the rescuers. We don’t know if rescuers can get the bodies out. The company which operates the submersible can face problems with the law.

Difficult words: submersible (a small boat or other craft which people use to find new places in the ocean), explore (to travel to places where no one travels before), operate (to control a machine or system).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What could have caused the submersible to suddenly break near the Titanic?


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