Alan Rickman died
Alan Rickman is an actor. He is famous from the “Harry Potter” films. He played Professor Snape. He also played in the film “Sweeney Todd” and “Love Actually”. He was a theatre director, too.
Alan Rickman dies. He is 69. He dies of cancer. His family and friends are with him when he dies.
Difficult words: was (past of “is”), director (a person who makes a play or a TV show or a film), cancer (a very bad illness).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
How to improve your English with News in Levels: