Cloned Monkeys – level 1

05-02-2018 07:00

Dolly is a sheep. People clone her in 1996. She is the first cloned mammal. This is an important moment.

Scientists in China now clone monkeys. Monkeys are more like humans. This is another important moment.

The scientists want to clone monkeys. They want to study Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

Difficult words: clone (make an animal which is exactly the same as another animal), mammal (an animal whose babies drink their mother’s milk).

You can watch the original 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