The Barbie movie – level 1
Mattel is making a movie about Barbie. The company wants to make Barbie popular again.
The movie costs 100 million dollars. It is about Barbie’s story. Margot Robbie plays Barbie. The boss of Mattel wants the movie to help them sell more toys. Recently, the company is not selling so many toys. Some people think that children will not like the movie. Barbie is important for Mattel’s business. The movie wants to show that Barbie is for everyone and she is strong.
Mattel wants to make more movies about their toys. If this movie is good, it will help Mattel make more money.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think the outcome for Mattel's investment on the Barbie movie will be?
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.