Level 2 - news in 2000 words

Small dog helps a girl – level 2

08-12-2016 15:00 The chihuahua is a small type of dog. It may be small but it can be very brave. One chihuahua helped a small girl when she...

Coffee Heats up Homes – level 2

08-12-2016 07:00 Around 200,000 tonnes of used coffee end up in London's landfills a year. A young man named Arthur Key, however, knows how...

Drug Daraprim – level 2

07-12-2016 15:00 Daraprim is a life-saving anti-malarial drug. Its price recently went up from $13.50 to $750, which caused global outrage....

Replica of the Titanic – level 2

07-12-2016 07:00 A Chinese investment group is building a life-size replica of the Titanic. The original ship sank on its maiden voyage in...

Famous painter from Japan – level 2

06-12-2016 15:00 A man from the Japanese City of Osaka has become an internet star thanks to his great painting skills. The man has a...

Plane Crash in Colombia – level 2

06-12-2016 07:00 Seventy-two passengers and 9 crew were on a flight from Brazil to Colombia. Some of the passengers were members of the...

Ice Rink with Dead Fish – level 2

05-12-2016 15:00 In Japan, a theme park named Space World opened an ice rink that had 5,000 real dead fish inside the ice. Space World said...

Planes from 1920 – level 2

05-12-2016 07:00 During the Vintage Air Rally, people flew biplanes from the 1920s and 1930s over Africa. They are recreating the route...

Tigers and a dog – level 2

02-12-2016 15:00 A dog in Germany is helping to look after tiger cubs. Their mother abandoned them in a safari park in northern Germany....

Reindeer deliver pizza – level 2

02-12-2016 07:00 Domino´s is a pizza delivery company. In Japan, it is already in the Christmas spirit! It started to train reindeer to...
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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.


  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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