Attack on Two Oil Plants – level 1

20-09-2019 07:00

There is war in Yemen. The war is between the Houthi rebels and the Yemeni government. Saudi Arabia helps the government. Iran helps the rebels.

The Houthi rebels attack two oil plants. They attack them with 10 drones. The plants are Saudi Arabian. The plants get on fire. There is so much smoke. You can see the smoke from space.

However, Saudi Arabia has the fires under control. They say that everything is normal after 48 hours.

Difficult words: government (the “official bosses” of a country), oil plant (a factory which turns oil into gas, diesel, etc.), drone (a small plane which can fly without a pilot).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about this news?

LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS

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

How to improve your English with News in Levels: 

Test

  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.

Reading

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

Listening

  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.

Writing

  1. Answer the questions under today’s news and write them in the comments.
  2. Chat in our Facebook Group for 2 minutes. You can write about today’s news.

Speaking

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