Drug Daraprim – level 1

07-12-2016 15:00

Daraprim is an anti-malarial drug. It can save lives. Its price goes up. It goes from $13.50 to $750. This shocks a lot of people.

Every drug has an active ingredient. An active ingredient is the most important ingredient. A group of student make Daraprim’s active ingredient. It is hard work, but they can do it for only $2.

They are from Australia and they are in grade ll.

Difficult words: anti-malarial (something that works against malaria – a very bad disease), ingredient (a part).

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
below.

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 question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.

Speaking

  1. Choose one person from the Skype section.
  2. Talk with this person. You can answer questions from Speak in Levels.