Paris Police Attacks – level 1
There is an attack in a Paris police office. An attacker kills some people using a knife. French officials say that the man is 45 years old. He works at the police station since 2003.
In the attack, four people die. Another person goes to hospital. We do not know why the attack happens.
The man does not have strange behavior before this event. Also, it is strange that the attacker passes metal detectors without problems.
The Paris Mayor, Ane Hidalgo, writes a post on Twitter. She sends her condolences. She thanks the police for the wonderful job they do in protecting Parisians.
Difficult words: behavior (when you watch how a person or an animal acts), metal detector (a machine that can tell if you have metal and if you maybe have a weapon), condolences (say that you are sad for something bad that happens).
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
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.