Very Old Ballerina – level 2
Barbara from England began ballet at the age of two. She stopped taking exams when she was in her twenties, but she never stopped teaching ballet. She says that it has kept her healthy.
Barbara is 80 years old now. Her daughter began taking adult ballet classes and persuaded Barbara to start taking the exams again. Barbara trained two hours every day for three weeks and then passed her Grade 7 ballet exams. She plans to keep on dancing and take the Grade 8 exams.
Difficult words: persuade (talk to somebody and convince him or her do something).
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