Rose lights in Hong Kong - level 2

Rose lights in Hong Kong - level 2

15-02-2016 07:00

On Valentine’s Day, people lit 25,000 rose lights Hong Kong. The lights symbolise true love. The installation is part of Seoul’s Light Rose Garden World Tour.

The person behind the installation hopes that it will send love and happiness across the world, from east to west. The installation combines the western Valentine’s rose with its Eastern equivalent – the lights of the Chinese Lantern Festival.

Difficult words: installation (a piece of art), combine (to put together), equivalent (something similar).

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

How did you celebrate Valentine’s Day?

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.