Facebook’s Internet drone – level 2

Facebook’s Internet drone – level 2

03-08-2016 07:00

Facebook's solar-powered drone completed its first successful test flight. The drone flew at a few thousand feet for 96 minutes in Arizona. 

The company hopes that the drone will help to get Internet to every corner of the planet. The company hopes to have many of these drones that can fly for at least 3 months without stopping and deliver internet access to people.

The company wants to make the drone lighter so it can fly for longer periods. It hopes it will soon break the world record for the longest solar-powered unmanned flight, which is currently at 2 weeks.

Difficult words: every corner (everywhere), unmanned (without a pilot), currently (at the moment).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

Do you have a drone?

How to improve your English with News in Levels:

 

 Reading

  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.

 Listening

  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.


 Writing

  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.


 Speaking

  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/
If you want to know how to learn English effectively, please visit www.englishrestart.com.
 

1) Watch this video about News in Levels

2) Practice your English every day for free!

We will send you articles from News in Levels every day to your email. You can stop them at any time.

Close