Terminator and an elephant – level 2
The Terminator met an elephant. While on safari in South Africa, Arnold Schwarzenegger had a very close encounter with an elephant.
He shared the video with his 5.4 million followers on Instagram just after it happened. An elephant was moving around his car. When the car started to move, it started running behind it.
The experience did not put Schwarzenegger off. He tweeted that people should stop killing elephants, and that they should take a photo, not a shot.
Difficult words: encounter (a meeting), experience (something which happens to you), put off (when something makes you feel uncomfortable), shot (this is a pun as it means two things – a shot from a gun and a photo can be called a shot).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What is Schwarzenegger encouraging people to do with elephants instead of killing them?
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.