Level 1 - news in 1000 words

Pavement generates electricity - level 1

29-05-2015 15:00 This news is from London. People put special slabs into the pavement. These slabs make electricity when somebody walks...

FIFA’s six men arrested - level 1

29-05-2015 07:00 Six men come to Zurich, Switzerland. They have a meeting there. They stay in a hotel. Police come to the hotel. They...

Man is covered with bees - level 1

28-05-2015 15:00 A man sets a new world record. 109.05 kilograms of bees cover him. Ten thousand bees weigh one kilogram – the man has...

Pan American Games begin - level 1

28-05-2015 07:00 The Pan American Games begin. The games begin in Mexico. People organise the lightning ceremony there. The ceremony is a...

It’s raining spiders - level 1

27-05-2015 15:00 Some spiders live on the ground. If it rains a lot, these spiders leave. They climb plants. They climb trees. They jump...

Criminals want a kidney - level 1

27-05-2015 07:00 An immigrant is in Spain. He is poor. He goes to five criminals. They are from Serbia. They will give him money. He has to...

Kindergartens in Hong Kong - level 1

26-05-2015 15:00 Here is news from Hong Kong. This news is about children. It is important that a child goes to a good kindergarten. From a...

Oil slick in California - level 1

26-05-2015 07:00 This news is from California. A pipeline breaks. Oil is in this pipeline. The oil comes out of the pipeline. It gets into...

Baby hippo - level 1

25-05-2015 15:00 This news is about a baby hippo. Her name is Devi. She lives at a zoo. The zoo is in California. Devi is eight weeks...

War on drugs in Mexico - level 1

25-05-2015 07:00 There are gangs in Mexico. They kill many people. Police fight the gangs. There is a gun battle. Forty-two gang members...
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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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