Level 1 - news in 1000 words

Gang takedown in New York – level 1

02-05-2016 07:00 The Bronx is the poorest part of New York. 700 policemen go to the Bronx.  The police arrest 120 people. These people...

Orcas in Russia – level 1

29-04-2016 15:00 Four orcas are in the far east of Russia. They get trapped between ice. People help them. They take a small boat and go to...

River on fire – level 1

29-04-2016 07:00 This news is from Australia. An Australian MP is on a boat in a river. He has a lighter. He puts the lighter near the...

Shakespeare's 400th anniversary – level 1

28-04-2016 15:00 William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon. He was born on 23rd April, 1564. He died on 23rd April, 1616. It is...

Police brutality in Cairo – level 1

28-04-2016 07:00 This news is from Cairo. A policeman gets into an argument with a vendor. The argument is about the price of a cup of...

Little wombat is saved – level 1

27-04-2016 15:00 This news is from Tasmania. A woman sees a dead wombat on the road. She goes up to it. She sees that its pouch is moving....

Sport Stacking – level 1

27-04-2016 07:00 Sport Stacking is a type of sport. It is only 36 years old. People stack 12 plastic cups in the sport. The cups must be...

Chaplin's World in Switzerland – level 1

26-04-2016 15:00 Charlie Chaplin is born in London. He has a wife and eight children. They live in the USA. In the 1950s, they must leave....

2016 Olympic Games – level 1

26-04-2016 07:00 People light the Olympic torch in Greece. It travels around Greece for six days. It goes to Brazil on May 3rd. There, it...

Explosion in Mexico – level 1

25-04-2016 15:00 This news is from Mexico. There is an explosion. It happens at a petrochemical plant. Three people die. The explosion...
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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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