Helicopters crash in Argentina – level 1

16-03-2015 15:00

An accident happens in Argentina. Two helicopters hit. Ten people were on the helicopters. They are dead.

Three French sports stars died. Their names are Camille Muffat, Alexis Vastine and Florence Arthaud. Camille Muffat was a swimmer. She won at the London Olympics 2012. Alexis Vastine was a boxer. Florence Arthaud was a sailor.

They were filming a TV show there. It shows how people can live in nature. The TV show is called “Dropped”.

Difficult words: was/were (past of “is” and “are”), win-won-won (to be the best at something), sailor (a person who is on a boat for sport).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

Did you know these sportswomen and these sportsmen?

LEARN 3000 WORDS with NEWS IN LEVELS

News in Levels is designed to teach you 3000 words in English. Please follow the instructions
below.

How to improve your English with News in Levels: 

Test

  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.

Reading

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

Listening

  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.

Writing

  1. Answer the questions under today’s news and write them in the comments.
  2. Chat in our Facebook Group for 2 minutes. You can write about today’s news.

Speaking

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