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English Reading Practice – You Have Rights No Matter Where You Go

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Anna and her family are to do a great change in their lives. They are about to their country and move to a new country. There they will be .

It is not easy to become an immigrant, but it is the best they have. Their old country is falling , and Anna’s parents want a better for her and her brother.

The family to the new country. is new and different. language is different. The are different. the weather is different!

Anna's mother is an . But she does not know the new language, so she works in a . Anna's father is a teacher. But he does not know the new language, so he works as a .

Anna's brother is still little, but Anna already goes to school. She learns the words of the new language. She can talk and the other kids and teachers.

She be happy, but she is not. The other kids do not her the same way. They her feel different.

This makes Anna . She likes other kids and wants to have many . She tells her mother about it and her what to do.

"You have rights no where you go," her mother tells her. "You are a person just like the kids."

"But …" Anna says, " you were an engineer, and now you work in a bakery. You not work at your profession like other people do."

"Anna," her mother smiles, "I work in the bakery not because I am a second-class . I work in a bakery because I do not know the and all the rules well enough to work as an engineer. But do not . I will! And so your father."

Anna smiles and her mother , "The kids think you are different. But that is not the thing. The important thing is that you have in yourself and talk with the other kids. Never stop talking and never stop speaking your . They will get to know the you."

And Anna does that. She comes to school every day, in the lessons, and talks with the other kids and .

At first, some kids give her , but after some time she has a good friends. And the end of the school year, she feels of her new school. She even has her boyfriend!