Level 1 - news in 1000 words

Nora the polar bear - level 1

11-02-2016 15:00 Here is some news from a zoo. This zoo is in Ohio, USA. The zoo makes a video. The video shows a polar bear. At the...

Crane falls down in New York - level 1

11-02-2016 07:00 This news is from New York, USA. An accident happens there. A crane falls down. The crane is really big. It is 330 tonnes...

Forty-three years a milkman - level 1

10-02-2016 15:00 This story is about a milkman. He is British. His name is John. He delivers milk. He does this for 43 years. He delivers...

Tattoo Expo in Venezuela - level 1

10-02-2016 07:00 This news is from Venezuela. People hold the Tattoo Expo there. They hold the event every year. This is the 6th year. Many...

Protest in Vienna - level 1

09-02-2016 15:00 This news is from Vienna, Austria. The Austrian Freedom Party organises a ball. The party is a far-right party. The ball...

Birds of prey take down drones - level 1

09-02-2016 07:00 Birds of prey sometimes make mistakes. They think that a drone is a bird. They want to catch the bird, but they catch a...

Trump loses in Iowa - level 1

08-02-2016 15:00 This news is from the USA. There are two political parties in the USA. They are the Republican Party and the Democratic...

Party in Rio - level 1

08-02-2016 07:00 In Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, the Carnival is very famous. People organise it every year. It is very big. Millions of...

Joke about a frying pan - level 1

06-02-2016 12:00 A man is reading his newspaper. His wife comes to him. She has a frying pan. She hits him on the head with the frying...

Dead whales in England - level 1

05-02-2016 15:00 In England, five whales get on beaches. The whales die. People write “Man’s Fault” on of the whales. “Man’s Fault” means...
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What is Level 1

Easy English news in Level 1 are for beginners. In this level, we use only 1000 most important words in English. In every news article we mark words which are from a higher level. When you understand all words in Level 1, you know 1000 words in easy English and it is time to go to Level 2. When you read and listen to Level 1 short news every day, very soon you can know and understand 1000 most important words in English.

How to improve your English with News in Levels:



  1. Read all today's articles and translate all words which you don't understand.
  2. Read the articles from the day before and see if you remember all new words.


  1. Listen to all today's news.
  2. Stop the video after every sentence and repeat the sentence.
  3. Repeat point 2 for the news which you listened to the day before.


  1. Answer the questions under today's news and write them into the comments.
  2. Chat in the  Chat room for at least 2 minutes. You can write about today's news.


  1. Choose one person from the SKYPE section.
  2. You can talk about today’s news or you can answer questions from  http://www.newsinlevels.com/questions/
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