I have learned about the competition Chitalka from my teacher. She told pupils about it. The teacher offered us to take part in it. I agreed, because I like to read.
Every country has its traditions and customs. There are many traditions in our country too. And I wanted to learn more about traditions in Britain. I have learned that there is an interesting tradition in the town of Brockworth since the early 1800 s. Every country has its traditions and customs. There are many traditions in our country too. And I wanted to learn more about traditions in Britain. I have learned that there is an interesting tradition in the town of Brockworth since the early 1800 s. The competitors come together at the top of a hill named Cooper Hill. The competitors come together at the top of a hill named Cooper Hill.
The slope of the hill is The slope of the hill is very sleep almost 45 degrees. The competitors wait The competitors wait for someone to push a very large wheel of cheese down the hill. The competitors then The competitors then run very quickly after it. The cheese may reach up to 40 miles per hour.
The competitors go The competitors go quite fast too. The first one to the bottom of the hill wins. The prize for such The prize for such an unusual event in the wheel of cheese.
I think this tradition is I think this tradition is very dangerous because competitors may be injured during the race. Few years ago 30 Few years ago 30 people were injured in an accident at a race.
One of the cheeses rolled One of the cheeses rolled down the hill too quickly and went into the crowd. Some of the spectators were hit by the cheese. Now the competition Now the competition route has crash barriers. They protect the crowd from the cheese and from competitors.
There are also more There are also more injuries after the rain. But it doesnt stop the competitors What drives there runners ? Are they crazy? Are they crazy? Some of them agree that they are crazy. The crowds keep on The crowds keep on cheering and the competitors keep on running - year after year. Tastes differ. Tastes differ.
As for me I liked this As for me I liked this story. But I dont want to take part in such race. I am afraid.
I would like to finish my project with the words of English writer Charles Kingsley: For a living man there is nothing more wonderful than a book Boys and girls dont lose the time! Read as much as possible! Take part in the competition Читалка! Books are our friends. You can learn much. Books are our friends. You can learn much. Books can help us to be successful in our life.
Использованные источники 1.Thomson Heinle Footprint Reading Library: Cheese- Rolling Races Series Editor: Rob Waring Editorial Director: Joe Dougherty Copyright 2008, by Heinle 2.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooper's_Hill_Cheese- Rolling_and_Wake 3.