Window cleaners have an accident – level 1
This news is about two window cleaners. They are cleaning the windows of a tall building. They are 91 floors above the ground. The building is in Shanghai.
The window cleaners are on a platform. The platform starts to move. It moves a lot. Somebody films this. It looks pretty scary.
People save the cleaners. They go to hospital, but they are fine. People are investigating the accident.
Difficult words: platform (the “box” for window cleaners), pretty (very), investigate (to try to understand why something happened).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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