Level 1 - news in 1000 words

Plane crashed in France - level 1

30-03-2015 07:00 This is some bad news. It is about a plane. The plane flies from Barcelona to Düsseldorf. One hundred and sixty people are...

Two hundred years after the Battle of Waterloo - level 1

27-03-2015 15:00 Napoleon Bonaparte was a French emperor. He lost a battle in 1813. He moved to Elba. Elba is a small island. However, he...

White Tiger babies in Hungary - level 1

27-03-2015 07:00 This news is about White Tigers. They are born at a zoo. This zoo is in Hungary. Now, the tigers are two months old. Their...

Work and life of Alan Turing - level 1

26-03-2015 15:00 During World War II, Nazis sent messages to each other. They encoded these messages. Britain wanted to break the code....

Little Dalmatian Pelicans - level 1

26-03-2015 07:00 This news is from a zoo. This zoo is in California. It takes care of two new animals. These animals are Dalmatian...

Many bees on a road - level 1

19-03-2015 15:00 A truck is on a motorway in China. The truck has millions of bees on it. It also has beehives on it. The truck has an...

Math stops a marriage - level 1

25-03-2015 07:00 A girl lives in India. She wants to meet her potential husband. People show her his photo. She goes to meet him. He is not...

Life in Donetsk, Ukraine - level 1

24-03-2015 15:00 This news is from Donetsk. Donetsk is a city. It is in eastern Ukraine. There is a war in eastern Ukraine. People’s lives...

Hundredth birthday with sharks - level 1

24-03-2015 07:00 This news is about an old woman. She is 100 years old. She loves to do dangerous things. She skydives, for example. She...

Giant stingray - level 1

23-03-2015 15:00 This news is about a fish. It lives in a river in Thailand. It is a very big fish. It is 14 feet long (4.3 metres), eight...
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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.


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  2. You can talk about today’s news or you can answer questions from  http://www.newsinlevels.com/questions/
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