who is over the age of six knows that there is nowhere safe for
skateboarders to skate. This prevents young people from enjoying an
active, energetic and adventurous pastime.
Just watch a local
street for a short while and note the steady stream of skaters speeding
up and down the footpaths. Toddlers can be trampled on and old ladies
can be knocked down as they struggle home carrying their cat food from
Skateboarding is a
serious sport that improves young peopleâ��s health. It increases
fitness, improves balance and strengthens the joints in knees and
ankles. Although it appears to be a solo sport, when groups practice
together and compete to perform stunts or runs they form firm
Young people should be
prevented from becoming overweight couch potatoes. If they are actively
involved in skating, they do not smoke, take drugs or break laws for
Kids will always seek
thrills and excitement. They need to practice their 180s, 360s and
Ollieâ��s free from restrictions. We must build skate parks in the
suburbs so that streets are safe for small children and senior citizens
and skaters have spaces where they can race, chase, speed, and soar
towards the sun.
Question and Answer :
1. Where do the kids usually ride their skateboard?
In the main roads and foot paths.
2. What is the main idea of paragraph 3?
The goodness of skateboarding.
3. The writerâ��s purpose in writing the text is â�¦.
to convince the readers that they need a safe place for skaters to skate.
4. What must we do to let the skaters play?
Build a skate park in the suburbs.
5. They need to practice their 180s, 360s and Ollieâ��s free from restrictions. (Paragraph 5)
The synonym of the underlined word is ?