Girl Lives in Terrible Home – level 1

29-03-2019 07:00

This news is about a little girl. She is five years old. She lives in a terrible flat. The flat is full of trash. There are pieces of broken furniture. There is no water or electricity. Dirt is on the walls.

The girl is in hospital now. People give her food. She does not want to eat. She cannot speak. She cannot sleep in a bed. She is afraid of water.

The police arrest her mother.

Difficult words: terrible (very bad), trash (things which people throw away), arrest (take to police station).

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