Superhero Window Cleaners – level 3

22-07-2016 07:00

There’s not much fun about being in hospital unless you’re at St. Thomas’s and these three turn up. Window cleaners by day, superheroes by night! Let’s hope a head for heights is one of their superpowers, as they’ll be dangling on this rope six floors above the ground!

“Let’s go make some children smile!”

In the ward, word has spread about the super arrivals.

“Lizzy, who do you think’s going to be coming down past the window? Do you think it’s going to be Superman?”

And it’s not just the children that enjoy themselves. 

“It’s fantastic when they look up. This is my son. He loves Spiderman. If he had been in hospital, not well, that would have just made his day. It would actually just make his day. And if we can go on tonight and one child has put a smile on their face, it’s all probably been worth it.”

After a few super selfies, it was time for our heroes to disappear into the night. Or just back to the day job!

Difficult words: ward (a section of a building), word has spread (people are talking about something), selfie (take a picture of yourself with someone or something), day job (a normal job).

Source: www.ondemandnews.com

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: 

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 our Facebook Group 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/

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