Fire in Paris – level 1

11-02-2019 07:00

There is a fire in Paris. A building is on fire. Eight or more people die. Thirty people are injured. The fire is in the 16th Paris district. Normally, this district is calm. Two hundred firefighters stop this fire. They evacuate people, too.

The police do not know the cause of the fire. However, they arrest one woman.

Difficult words: district (an area, a part of a city), evacuate (move away from the danger), cause (why and how something starts).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about this news?


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: 


  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.


  1. Read two news articles every day.
  2. Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.


  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.


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


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


Stock images by Depositphotos