Costa Concordia after 2.5 years – level 1
The Costa Concordia was a big ship. It ran aground and turned over 2.5 years ago. Thirty-two people died.
Now, police go underwater. They film the ship. You can see the inside of the ship. Some things are still in place.
People will move the ship. People will break it. They will reuse the metal.
Difficult words: run aground (hit the ground and stopped), to be in place still (for something to be where people left it).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Have you been on a cruise liner?
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How to improve your English with News in Levels:
- 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.
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- Listen to the news from today without reading the text.
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