The ugliest dog for 2014 – level 1
There is a competition in the USA. The competition chooses the ugliest dog. One dog wins. He is from North Carolina.
He is small. He has an ugly face. It looks like the face of a small horse. He looks angry, too.
Other dogs are also ugly. One dog has no hair. Another dog has no nose. However, only one dog can be the ugliest. The ugliest dog’s owner gets $1,500. She will use her money to help other animals.
Difficult words: competition (situation when you try to be better than other people), ugliest (the most ugly), owner (person who has something).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think of competitions like this?
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