True Love – Level 1
This story is about a boy and a girl. The boy is from England. The girl is from Pakistan. They meet on the Internet. They start to chat. They become good friends. After months, they fall in love. Everything is fine. They love each other, but something happens. The girl stops writing. The boy waits for her to write.
The boy is waiting for weeks. He is sitting by his computer. Nothing happens. He has a bad feeling about this. He thinks that something is wrong. The boy reads the old messages. He cries a lot. The boy knows that this is the end.
Years pass. The boy starts university.
He doesn’t talk to girls. His heart is closed to girls. However, he sees one girl. She looks special to him. She is beautiful. He thinks that she likes him. He comes to her. He tells her that he likes her. The girl doesn’t like him.
The boy says, “I’m sorry. I hope that you are not feeling bad.”
The girl says, “It is OK. I just love another boy.”
The boy says, “Oh, I’m sorry. You are already taken.”
The girl says, “I am not taken. I only love another boy. We are not together. Something bad happened. I left him. I did not want to leave him. He lives here. I study here because of him. I want to find him.”
The boy says, “Wow! Something like this happened to me, too!”
The girl says, “Really? What is the girl’s name?”
The boy says, “Alisha.” He looks down at the girl’s book. He sees the name ‘Alisha’ on it.
The boy and the girl hug. They start to cry.
The boy says, “Why did you leave me?”
The girl says, “I had a car accident. I was in hospital for a year. It was very serious. I almost died. However, something helped. I was thinking of you. I wanted to see you, and now I’m here.”
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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:
- Read all today’s articles and translate all words which you don’t understand.
- Read the articles from the day before and see if you remember all new words.
- Listen to all today’s news.
- Stop the video after every sentence and repeat the sentence.
- Repeat point 2 for the news which you listened to the day before.
- Answer the questions under today’s news and write them into the comments.
- Chat in our Facebook Group for at least 2 minutes. You can write about today’s news.