Wife Carrying Competition – level 1

13-10-2016 15:00

This news is about a competition. Men carry their wives in this competition. They must carry them through obstacles. An example of an obstacle is dirty water.

Forty-four couples compete. A couple wins. The couple’s time is one minute. The husband and wife win beer and money. The money comes in cash. The money is 5 times heavier than the wife. It is $655.

Difficult words: competition (a sports event), obstacle (something which makes the competition more difficult), compete (be in a competition and try to win).

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