Oscars Delayed – level 2

19-06-2020 15:00

On Monday, the Oscar Academy and ABC Television Network announced that they would delay the 2021 Oscars.

The Oscars usually take place in February; however, the 93rd ceremony will take place eight weeks later. The new date is the 25th April 2021, and there are different rules, too. The Oscar Academy changed the deadline for movies, and the movies do not need not screen in 2020. It is possible to screen movies until the end of February 2021 to qualify for an Oscar.

The reason for the change is the coronavirus which had a big effect on the film industry. Productions stopped, theaters closed, and some film festivals did not take place.

Difficult words: screen (to show a movie or a video), qualify (to follow some rules to be able to do something), production (when people make a play, a TV show, or a movie).

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 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.