Sinéad O’Connor dies – level 1

11-08-2023 07:00

Singer Sinéad O’Connor dies. She is 56 years old.

O’Connor’s biggest hit is ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’. She is very famous. But she has many problems in her life. Her son dies. She has mental problems. People liked her special voice. They also like her because she is very open and honest. She says what she thinks. Recently, O’Connor starts singing again. She gets an award. There is a movie about her. A book tells about her past.

O’Connor likes religion. In 2018, she converts to Islam and changes her name.

Difficult words: mental (connected to mind and thinking), religion (believing in a god), convert (to change the god which you believe in).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What did O'Connor do that made people admire her for being honest and open?


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: 


  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.


  1. Read two news articles every day.
  2. Read the news articles from the day before and check if you remember all new words.


  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.


  1. Answer the question under today’s news and write the answer in the comments.


  1. Choose one person from the Skype section.
  2. Talk with this person. You can answer questions from Speak in Levels.


Stock images by Depositphotos