Another Olympics in Sochi – level 2

13-07-2016 15:00

Thousands of choral singing fans came to the Black Sea resort of Sochi. The 16th Olympics of choral music are happening there.

The games will see 283 choirs take part with a total of 12,000 participants from 36 countries.

The competition includes 29 categories of performance. The spectators can also see synchronised dance and dramatic solo performances among other performances.

Difficult words: resort (a place where many people go on holiday), spectator (a person who is watching a performance).

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

What do you think about this news?


News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions

How to improve your English with News in Levels: 


  1. Do the test at Test Languages.
  2. Go to your level. Go to Level 1 if you know 1-1000 words. Go to Level 2 if you know 1000-2000 words. Go to Level 3 if you know 2000-3000 words.


  1. Read two news articles every day.
  2. Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.


  1. Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
  2. Listen to the news from today without reading the text.


  1. Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.


  1. Choose one person from the Skype section.
  2. Talk with this person. You can answer questions from Speak in Levels.


Stock images by Depositphotos