World Cup fans in space – level 1
The World Cup 2014 is here. Many fans are excited about it. They watch the games. Some fans watch from the space.
Three astronauts are at the International Space Station. The International Space Station is 230 miles (370 kilometres) above the Earth. One astronaut is from Germany. The other two are from the USA.
The first game is between Brazil and Croatia. A turtle guesses the winner. The winner is Brazil.
Difficult words: excited (happy), Earth (our planet), guess (to answer a question when you don’t know).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Do you watch the World Cup 2014?
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