Man tries to steal a Porsche – level 1

17-11-2015 07:00

This news is from London. A Porsche is parked in the street. It is a convertible. It has a canvas roof.

A man comes to the car. He wants to steal it. He cuts open the roof with a knife. He gets inside. He wants to drive away, but he can’t. He gets out of the car and leaves.

Later that same day, the man goes to a shop. He steals some clothing.

Now, the police are looking for this man. They are asking people for help.

Difficult words: convertible (a car with a roof which you can have above your head or you can put it away), canvas (strong cloth – fabric, textile), roof (the top part of the car which protects you from rain).

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

What do you think about this man?

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

Speaking

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