Thousands of kites – level 1
Ten thousand people come to a city. The city is in China. People come to a festival. It is a kite festival.
The festival lasts eight days. People fly their kites. Some kites are strange.
The city is famous for the festival. The festival started in 1984. It happens every year. People from 40 countries visit it.
Difficult words: last (take), strange (not normal but special).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Have you ever built a kite?
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