Level 1 - news in 1000 words

Teenager steals an iPad - level 1

31-08-2015 15:00 A child is in a salon. His mother works in the salon. He is waiting for her. He has an iPad. He is playing games on it. A...

Two journalists are killed - level 1

31-08-2015 07:00 This news is about two journalists. They are American. They are in Virginia. They are on live TV. They are interviewing...

North and South Korea - level 1

28-08-2015 15:00 Two South Korean soldiers are at the border with North Korea. A land mine wounds them. This is a problem. North and South...

Plane crashes in England - level 1

28-08-2015 07:00 This news is from England. There is an air show. A pilot flies a military plane. This plane is old. The pilot wants to do...

Pandas in Washington - level 1

27-08-2015 15:00 Giant pandas live in central China. Around 1,600 pandas live there. These pandas are free. Around 300 pandas are not free....

Volcano in Ecuador - level 1

27-08-2015 07:00 Cotopaxi Volcano is in Ecuador. This volcano is active. It is also the highest volcano in Ecuador. It is 6,000 metres...

Shark and a seal - level 1

26-08-2015 15:00 Great white sharks can be 6 metres long. They can be 2 tonnes heavy. Many people see great white sharks in Massachusetts....

First women rangers - level 1

26-08-2015 07:00 In the USA, there is a school. This school is for soldiers. It offers special training. The training takes 62 days. It is...

Thousands of dead fish - level 1

25-08-2015 15:00 This news is about a lake. The lake is in Mexico. It is full of dead fish. People remove 50 tonnes of them. People want to...

Planes with drugs - level 1

25-08-2015 07:00 People produce cocaine in Peru. They send the cocaine abroad. Small planes move it. In 2014, they moved around 180 tonnes...
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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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