Star Wars Day in the WH – level 1

12-05-2016 15:00

May 4th is Star Wars Day. It becomes Star Wars day because of the saying, “May the 4th be with you“. People celebrate this day. They put videos and images on social media.

Michelle and Barack Obama celebrate, too. Storm troopers and R2-D2 come to the White House. They all have fun and dance together.

Difficult words: saying (something that people say), May the 4th be with you (“fourth” sounds like “force”, and “May the force be with you” is a famous sentence from the Star Wars movies), celebrate (to do something fun because it’s an important day), storm troopers (soldiers from the Star Wars movies).

You can read the original story and watch the 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 question 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.