China’s Naval Parade – level 2

29-04-2019 07:00

China showed off its new military force at a naval parade. People could see new nuclear submarines, and they could see a new generation of destroyers last Tuesday.

The parade celebrated the Chinese navy which the country created 70 years ago. China’s President Xi Jinping has a goal to turn the country’s navy into a ‘world-class force’. China is also working on new military planes and aircraft carriers (a ship which can carry planes). A new aircraft carrier, which people built completely in China, was not at the parade because people were testing it at sea.

Difficult words: military (related to fighting, such as the army), naval (of the navy – the part of the military which fights at sea), destroyer (a type of military ship).

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.