The Land of Youth (Beginner)
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In Tír na nÓg, the Land of Youth, nobody gets old. Every seven years, the men run to a chair to decide who will be king. The daughter of the new king, Niamh, wants to be queen, but there are no queens in the Land of Youth. So when the druid casts a spell on her and makes her ugly and strong like a pig, she goes to live in the forest in Ireland. There she meets a quick young man called Oisín, and they fall in love...
Today's story is The Land of Youth. Go to EasyStoriesInEnglish.com/Youth for the full transcript. Level: Beginner. Genre: Myths & Legends. New Vocabulary: Land, Youth, Forever, Druid, Son-in-law, Marry, Ugly, Cast a spell, Hunt, Monster, Disguise. Setting: Fairytale. Word Count: 1563. Author: Irish Myths.
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