Fights in Palestine – level 1
Twenty people are killed in Gaza. Palestinians are angry. They protest. They throw stones and set trees on fire. This happens close to an Israeli military base.
The Israeli soldiers don’t like this. They attack the Palestinians with tear gas. Israel says that Islamists in Gaza have rockets. These rockets can hit Israel.
Difficult words: military base (place for soldiers), tear gas (gas which hurts your eyes), Islamist (person who follows the religion of Islam and wants other people to follow his ideals).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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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.