Current situation in Iraq – level 1
This news is from Iraq. Islamic militants fight in Iraq. They kill other people. They take their homes. The people must leave.
One big group of people runs away. They stay on a mountain. The mountain is close to Syria. The people suffer. They have little food and water. The temperatures are high. They are tired and very sad.
Difficult words: militant (person who fights to change a political situation), suffer (go through a very difficult time).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What is more shocking to you? A famous person's death or the fact that thousands die every day?
LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS
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:
- 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.
- Choose one person from the Skype section.
- Talk with this person. You can answer questions from Speak in Levels.
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