Level 2 - news in 2000 words

Jungle Marathon – level 2

25-10-2016 07:00 Fifty athletes from all over the world took part in a jungle rainforest marathon. They ran, walked and climbed through 254...

Scorpions on Nails – level 2

24-10-2016 15:00 Nail art sometimes goes to extremes, but this trend could be something even a little dangerous. Customers in Mexico can...

Philippines Leaves the USA – level 2

24-10-2016 07:00 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte visited China, where he announced the country’s separation from the USA. He teamed up...

World’s Oldest Panda – level 2

21-10-2016 15:00 In 1999, people gave a panda to Hong Kong and she lived at Ocean Park. This year, she was 38 years old. That is around 114...

Cocaine in Panama City – level 2

21-10-2016 07:00 The Panamanian anti-narcotics police found 97 packs. The police found them when they were digging in sand in Panama...

Cat Festival in Tokyo – level 2

20-10-2016 15:00 A cat festival happened in Tokyo in an area which is famous for its love of cats. People painted their faces, wore masks,...

Situation in Haiti – level 2

20-10-2016 07:00 Hurricane Matthew destroyed Haiti earlier in October. Around 1,000 people died and 1.4 million people needed humanitarian...

Amsterdam in London – level 2

19-10-2016 15:00 EasyJet created a special tour, which lets visitors be in Amsterdam without leaving London. The tour through present-day...

Lungs Transplant – level 2

19-10-2016 07:00 A baby girl from Britain was seriously ill in her first month of life. She was really small and sick. She had problems...

Starlings in Denmark – level 2

18-10-2016 15:00 Every year in autumn, migrating starlings flock together in Denmark. They look for rest and food on their way south for...
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What is Level 2

Level 2 is for intermediate students. In this level, we use 2000 most important words in spoken English. In our short news we mark every word which is from a higher level. When you understand all words in Level 2, you know 2000 words in English and it is time to go to Level 3. When you read and listen to Level 2 news every day, very soon you can know 2000 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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