Violinist Plays During Protest – level 1

23-05-2017 07:00

In Caracas, Venezuela, people are protesting for over a month. The protesters want new elections for their president. The people fight with police.

In one protest, police hit the protesters with tear gas. The protesters hide behind their makeshift shields. At the same time, one protester has a violin. He stays calm. He plays the violin as people run around him.

Difficult words: election (voting), tear gas (a type of chemical that makes people’s eyes hurt and makes them stop doing something), makeshift shield (a thing to protect you that will last for a short time).

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