Train hits a truck - level 1

Train hits a truck - level 1

24-10-2013 06:00

This happens in Texas, USA. A truck stops at a level crossing. The truck cannot go. It stops working. This is bad.

A train comes. The driver of the truck sees it and gets out of the truck. The train hits it. The train is pushing the truck for half a mile. One hundred gallons (378 litres) of fuel come out of the truck.

People must clean the place. It takes them hours. The level crossing is OK again.

Difficult words: truck (big car which takes big things, not people), level crossing (place where road and road for trains meet), fuel (you buy this for your car so it can go).

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

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