Arrested because of cannabis oil – level 1
A two-year-old girl has cancer. She is from Australia. Her father gives her cannabis oil. This is not legal in Australia. Police arrest the man.
People hear this story. Some people support him. Some people say that marijuana should be legal. They ask why are cigarettes legal and marijuana illegal?
Difficult words: cannabis (marijuana), legal and illegal (you can do something which is legal, but you must not do something which is illegal), support (to think someone is right and to want to help him or her).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Should marijuana be legalized in more places?
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- Do the test at Test Languages.
- 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.
- Read two news articles every day.
- Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.
- Listen to the news from today and read the text at the same time.
- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
- Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.
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