Boy is saved in England – level 3
A dramatic sea rescue caught on camera in Cornwall.
The moment an RNLI lifeguard saved a drowning boy from a dangerous rip currents off Crooklets beach in Bude.
“Yeah, I’m coming buddy. I’m coming mate.”
The bodyboarder’s screams for help were picked up by the lifeguard’s head-mounted GoPro, as he paddled out into the surf.
“Relax mate. You alright?”
The headcam then captures the exhausted and terrified boy grabbing the rescue board and clambering onto it. His bodyboard is seen floating away in the background.
The young boy was then taken back to the beach to be reunited with his parents.
The rescue happened at around 4 o’clock on Tuesday. New figures from the RNLI show the number of people who died along Britain’s coast in 2013 was the highest in four years.
One hundred and sixty-seven people died in water-related accidents last year, and a further 368 were rescued by lifeguard crews after getting into difficulties.
Difficult words: RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution – an organisation which helps people who are in danger in the sea), rip current (flow of water which goes from the shore into the sea), buddy (word used to address a man whose name is not known), mate (friendly form to address men or boys), mounted (fixed somewhere), GoPro (brand which makes little cameras), clamber (climb with difficulty), figures (number of statistics).Source: www.itn.co.uk
LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS
If you read and listen to two articles every day, your reading and listening skills can improve fast. You can learn quickly and after some time you will not have to translate into your own language. You will simply understand. Why should you do this?
When you listen to people in your native language, you do not translate. You simply understand. The same has to be in English. When you learn English, you have to learn the whole sentences in context.
Students, who translate English texts, do exercises and do tests are very good at translating, doing exercises and doing tests, but they have problems with understanding English in real life. In real life, nobody waits for your translation. People usually use simple English when they speak but they use it fast. You have to understand with no translation to your native language. If you translate, you cannot be part of communication because you are thinking about the language too much. These words are maybe hard to read but they are true.
You also have to hear every new word 5 to 10 times if you want to remember it. That’s why we use the same words in one level. If you read and hear the same words again and again, you will understand them and remember them. If you know words from one level, you can go to a higher level and learn new words. It is important to go step by step, and read and listen to words which are used in English often. This is what we do with our news. In our short news, we use words which are used in English often. Level 1 has the 1000 most important words. Level 2 has the 2000 most important words, Level 3 has the 3000 most important words.
So, if you want to understand English fast and learn fast, read two articles or more a day. You can improve your reading and listening quickly when you read easy English news. We will help you learn English fast and understand it. When you use this website every day, you can learn 3000 words which you need for communication with anybody in English.
How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- Read all today’s articles and translate all words which you don’t understand.
- Read the articles from the day before and see if you remember all new words.
- Listen to all today’s news.
- Stop the video after every sentence and repeat the sentence.
- Repeat point 2 for the news which you listened to the day before.
- Answer the questions under today’s news and write them into the comments.
- Chat in our Facebook Group for at least 2 minutes. You can write about today’s news.