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Sep 24, 2023

A1 Visiting the coldest town in the world

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Le village le plus froid est en Sibérie. Environ 500 personnes habitent dans ce village. La température la plus basse était de moins 70 °C. Presque toute l' année, la température est inférieure à zéro degré. Le lait est vendu en bloc. Il n' y a pas d' eau courante. En juillet, la température la plus élevée est d' environ 20 °C. C' est très difficile de cultiver quelque chose. Les gens mangent surtout de la viande et du poisson. Ils mangent de la viande de cheval parce que les chevaux sont bien adaptés au climat.




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What is Langster?

Langster is the world’s first CEFR-graded language-learning reader for many languages. Langster provides premium, instant translations with one tap, audio from native speakers, and grammar explanations in every story.

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When tested on graded reading, we found that German university students processed and retained vocabulary much faster when using Langster to learn. Not only that, but they also enjoyed the process more compared to learning with traditional reading and listening material.

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