President’s Dog Pees in Palace – level 2

10-11-2017 07:00

French President Macron has a dog named Nemo who is allowed to come into meetings at the Elysée Palace. This, however, is not always a good idea! During one meeting, Nemo relieved himself on an old fireplace! The president and staff laughed a lot in response.

One staff member asked if this happens often, to which the president responded ‘no’ and added that perhaps the staff members made Nemo act unusually.

Maybe President Macron knows where the governments leaks are coming from now!

Difficult words: relieve (go to the bathroom), government leak (this is a joke—a ‘leak’ can be when someone hides who he or she is and tells secrets, and a ‘leak’ is an idiom that means ‘peeing’).

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
bellow.

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.