Office chair racing in Taiwan – level 1
Office chair racing is from Japan. This year, people organise it overseas for the first time. They organise it in Taiwan.
People are happy about the event. It is a lot of fun. Hundreds of people race. One man dresses in a Dragon Ball costume. He wants to show respect to Japan. He also wants to give out positive energy.
This sport is fun, but it is not easy. It can make you tired. One person says that it is good to listen to music before the race. The music warms you up.
Difficult words: race (a sports event when people try to be the fastest), overseas (in a foreign country, especially a country across the sea), costume (special clothes).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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 question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.