World Cup fans in space – level 2

16-06-2014 15:00

Fans from all over the world are excited about the World Cup 2014. Some of them are watch from out of this world!

Three astronauts are watching from the International Space Station which is some 230 miles (370 kilometres) above the Earth. One of the astronauts is German. The other two are American. They are trained to work as a team, but now they feeling a little friendly competition.

Brazil and Croatia play the first match of the tournament. The all-knowing turtle, called “Big Head,” knows the result even before the match. It swims to the Brazilian flag.

Difficult words: from out of this world (an extraordinary place), some (around), competition (situation when you want to be better than others), tournament (series of games).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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