Level 1 - news in 1000 words

Body in a Freezer – level 1

28-09-2016 15:00 Thai police attack a building. It is in Bangkok. There is a gang in the building. The gang forges passports. The police...

Fire in Moscow – level 1

28-09-2016 07:00 There is a big fire in Moscow. A plastics warehouse is on fire. An area of 37,000 square metres is on fire. Firefighters...

Tattoos at Work – level 1

27-09-2016 15:00 A third of young people in Britain have a tattoo. Some employers are worried about tattoos. They think that it is not good...

Whale in Australia – level 1

27-09-2016 07:00 A whale gets caught in a fishing net. This happens in Queensland, Australia. The whale is in shallow water. It cannot...

Flat-Faced Dogs – level 1

26-09-2016 15:00 This news is about dogs. One type is popular in Britain. It is the type with a flat face. These dogs, however, are often...

Police Kill a Man – level 1

26-09-2016 07:00 This news is from the USA. A man is driving home. His car stops working. The car is standing in the road. People see the...

Boat in Thailand – level 1

23-09-2016 15:00 A boat overturns in Thailand. More than a hundred people are on it. At least 13 people die. Many people are still...

Explosion in New York – level 1

23-09-2016 07:00 A bomb explodes in New York. Security cameras film the moment. People start to run away. The bomb injures twenty-nine...

New Phone Boxes – level 1

22-09-2016 15:00 Red phone boxes are typical in Britain. They are a big tourist attraction. However, people do not use them anymore. They...

Attack in Kashmir – level 1

22-09-2016 07:00 Militants attack an army base. It is an Indian army base. It is in Kashmir. At least 17 soldiers die. More soldiers are...
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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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