Venice and cruise ships – level 1

14-06-2021 07:00

In Venice, Italy, the government says that big ships cannot go in the historic center. Then a very big ship comes to the center. This is the first time after many months.

Hundreds of people protest. They go in the water in their boats. They stop the ship so that it cannot move. They play music. They shout at the ship.

Some people say how they feel. They say that the big ships are bad for Venice.

A man who works for big ships talks about the situation. He says that many trips start and end at Venice. He says that it is a big problem to stop the trips. He also says that they are talking to the city. They want to fix the problem.

Difficult words: protest (to say and show that you are not happy with something), trip (when you go somewhere during holiday), fix (to correct).

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