Little otter in Chicago

Little otter in Chicago

14-11-2014 15:00

A little otter is found. People find her on a beach in California. She is not well. Her mother is gone. People must help her.

The otter is five weeks old, and she is better now. She weighs six pounds (2.7 kilograms) and is 22 inches long (56 centimetres). She drinks milk from a bottle. She is beginning to eat solid food.

Difficult words: otter (an animal with nice brown hair which swims and eats fish), weigh (be heavy), solid (something solid is not like water or milk – it stays the same).

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

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
If you want to know how to learn English effectively, please visit

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.