Very big ships – level 1

16-09-2021 07:00

Mega means very big. Megaships are very big ships. They carry things from one part of the world to another. They carry everything like fresh food, electronics, furniture, or other things.

A megaship gets stuck in the Suez Canal in March 2021. It cannot move. It stays there for six days. Other ships must wait. People do not get things in time.

Megaships carry thousands of tons of goods. The ships are getting bigger and bigger. It makes transport cheaper. It brings many problems, too.

Bigger ships need more space. They go slower. Sometimes they lose their things in the ocean. Pirates can also attack them more easily.

Difficult words: goods (things which people buy), transport (when you move things from one place to another), pirates (people who steal things from other people).

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