Level 2 - news in 2000 words

Ape named after Luke Skywalker – level 2

19-01-2017 15:00 Scientists found a new species of gibbon in remote forests in China. They named the gibbon after “Star Wars” character...

A Plane Crash in Kyrgyzstan – level 2

19-01-2017 07:00 A cargo plane crashed in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan. The number of dead people is...

Skirt of Elizabeth I – level 2

18-01-2017 15:00 For hundreds of years, an old piece of fabric was used as an altar cloth in a small church. The church is in the country...

Parkour is Official in the UK – level 2

18-01-2017 07:00 Parkour is a new sport. It is also known as freerunning. Sebastian Foucan founded this sport. You can see his skills in...

Bridge Overturn and Kills 7 – level 2

17-01-2017 15:00 A suspension bridge in Colombia turned upside down. Seven people died and 14 were injured. Five of the dead were adults,...

Fight in the Turkish Parliament – level 2

17-01-2017 07:00 The Turkish politicians in power support new amendments. These amendments would give the president more power. President...

Messi’s Statue – level 2

16-01-2017 15:00 Last June, people unveiled a statue of Lionel Messi in Buenos Aires. Vandals removed the statue’s head and torso last...

Baby Orangutan in Chicago – level 2

16-01-2017 07:00 On December 20th, a baby orangutan was born at a zoo in Chicago, USA. She made an adorable debut at two weeks old so that...

Big Chicken in Russia – level 2

13-01-2017 15:00 A Russian sculptor in Siberia created a giant sculpture of a rooster. He made it out of manure. The rooster is 11-feet...

Lorry Attack in Jerusalem – level 2

13-01-2017 07:00 A lorry driver in Jerusalem turned his truck off the road and drove straight into a group of soldiers. The police opened...
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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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