Twelve people in a tunnel – level 1

17-04-2014 07:00

An accident happens in China. People build a tunnel. It will be a tunnel for trains. The tunnel falls down. We don’t know why.

Twelve workers are in the tunnel. They cannot get out. They are in danger. People try to save the workers. It takes them 63 hours.

All of the workers live. Not all of them can walk. They are taken to hospital.

Difficult words: tunnel (space for transportation under the ground), danger (not safe).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

How do you feel in a tunnel?

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