Online Students Ceremony – level 2

11-05-2020 07:00

Many schools worldwide are having online classes, and they have canceled graduation ceremonies. The reason is the coronavirus. Students must stay at home, and it is not possible to hold big events with too many people.

Barack and Michelle Obama are planning an online graduation ceremony for students in the US who cannot get their diplomas in person. The event will host famous people such as Condoleeza Rice, the former Secretary of State, and singers Lady Gaga and Alicia Keys.

Barack Obama said that he loves graduation ceremonies. He thinks that they are the highest point of years of hard work. His wife and he are happy that they can celebrate this moment with the graduates and their families.

Difficult words: graduation ceremony (a formal event at the end of studies), diploma (a certificate that shows that someone successfully finished school or a course), graduate (a person who successfully completed his studies).

You can watch the original 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
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.