Four men in the air – level 2
Four men used wingsuits to fly over Manhattan. They looked more like flying squirrels than flying humans.
They travelled at speeds of up to 120 miles per hour (75 kilometres per hour). They got an amazing view of New York City. They passed the iconic buildings of the financial districts and landed safely on a barge.
Difficult words: pass (go past), barge (type of a boat), iconic (famous).
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.