Level 1 - news in 1000 words

The First Folio - level 1

27-02-2015 15:00 The First Folio is a book. There are 36 plays in the book. The plays are by William Shakespeare. There are 230 copies of...

Ferry accident in Bangladesh - level 1

27-02-2015 07:00 An accident happens in Bangladesh. A ferry hits a boat. The ferry turns over. There are 150 people on the ferry. Seventy...

Deadly disease in India - level 1

26-02-2015 15:00 The swine flu is a disease. Around 13,000 people in India have this disease. Seven hundred and seventy-four people are...

Dubai skyscraper on fire - level 1

26-02-2015 07:00 There are skyscrapers in Dubai. One skyscraper is on fire. A cigarette butt starts the fire. The fire starts on the 50th...

Work of Gunther von Hagens - level 1

25-02-2015 15:00 Gunther von Hagens is a doctor. He is German. He is very interested in anatomy. He can preserve bodies. The doctor shocks...

Manhole explodes - level 1

25-02-2015 07:00 Here is news from China. Boys stand at a manhole. One boy has a firecracker. He lights it and throws it in the...

Spot the robot dog - Level 1

24-02-2015 15:00 A company makes robots. People call one robot Spot. Spot is a name for a dog. The robot looks like a dog. It has four...

Fake leopard escapes - Level 1

24-02-2015 7:00 Police, emergency workers and zoo workers work together. They want to be ready if a natural disaster happens. They want to...

Chinese Lunar New Year - level 1

23-02-2015 15:00 People celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year. This year is the Year of the Goat. The Chinese live in Thailand,...

Snow in Istanbul - level 1

23-02-2015 07:00 This news is from Istanbul. Around 24 inches (61 centimetres) of snow fall there. This causes trouble. Around 800 traffic...
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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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