Current situation in Iraq – level 2
This news is from the Middle East. Islamic militants in Iraq take people’s homes. They kill people. They even bury some of them alive. The militants move forward, and the people must leave.
A big group of people stay on a mountain which is near Syria’s border. The temperatures are high and they have little water and food. Everybody there is exhausted and suffering.
Difficult words: militant (person who fights to change a political situation), exhausted (very tired), suffer (to go through a very bad 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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