Level 1 - news in 1000 words

Abortion in Northern Ireland – level 1

31-05-2016 15:00 Women in the UK can have abortions. Women in Northern Ireland cannot. Northern Ireland has a strict abortion law. Women...

Hangover-fighting ice-cream – level 1

31-05-2016 07:00 A supermarket in South Korea sells a new product. It is a special type of ice-cream. It can help you with a hangover. Eat...

Bats in Australia – level 1

30-05-2016 15:00 This news is from New South Wales in Australia. More than 100,000 bats come to a town. This is a problem. The bats make...

Woman hits a police car – level 1

30-05-2016 07:00 This news is about a young woman. She is 23 years old. She is driving. She is going too fast. The police stop her. She has...

Videos in Levels 28-05-2016 - level 1

28-05-2016 12:00 This is the best video from the last week for Level 1. Do you know any interesting videos? You can help us. You can send...

Hot air balloon in Australia – level 1

27-05-2016 15:00 This news is from Australia. A hot air balloon is in the air. There are 9 people in the box below the balloon. The...

Incident at the White House – level 1

27-05-2016 07:00 A man walks to the White House in the USA. He is in his mid-20s. He has a gun. He is not trying to hide it. People can see...

Egyptian Airlines flight MS804 – level 1

26-05-2016 15:00 This news is about the Egyptian Airlines flight MS804. It crashes into the Mediterranean Sea last Thursday. There are 66...

Obama in Vietnam – level 1

26-05-2016 07:00 Obama goes to Vietnam. He is there for three days. He is on a state visit. He meets with the Vietnamese president. Obama...

2,000 pigeons with lights – level 1

25-05-2016 15:00 People think that pigeons are not beautiful. Many New Yorkers do not like them. They call them “rats with wings”. One man...
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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.
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