Grandmas and a hot air balloon – level 3
Daredevil grandmas An and Ria have achieved their dream of taking on their first ever hot air balloon ride.
Despite being scared they might have been too heavy for the basket, the Dutch grandmothers said the experience made them feel 10 years younger. And after threatening to speak to the pilot over fears her hair might catch fire, An soon relaxed and enjoyed the view.
But when it came to landing, it wasn’t quite the smooth ride that they were expecting.
Difficult words: daredevil (somebody who likes to do dangerous things).
Are you a teacher? Download the exercises for your class here. They are for free. You can copy them and use them in your class.
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
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 questions under today’s news and write them in the comments.
- Chat in our Facebook Group for 2 minutes. You can write about today’s news.