True Love – Level 2
A boy from England and a girl from Pakistan met on the Internet. They started to chat and they became good friends. After a few months, they fell in love with each other. They were happily in love for a few weeks, but the girl stopped writing to the boy one day. He waited and waited.
Weeks passed, and he still sat by his computer. He was still waiting for a message, but nothing came. He was worried about the girl. What if something happened to her? He felt that something was wrong. He read the old messages of love and cried a lot. The boy understood that their relationship was over.
The boy started university after a few years.
He stayed away from girls. His heart could not be broken again. There was this one girl he met, though. She was beautiful and he thought that she liked him. She seemed special to him. He came to her and told her that he liked her. The girl didn’t like him.
The boy said, “I’m sorry. I didn’t want to make you feel bad.”
The girl said, “You did nothing wrong. I am just in love with somebody else.”
The boy said, “Oh right, I’m sorry. You’re already taken.”
The girl said, “Not really. I fell in love with a boy three years ago. He was from here, but something happened and I had to leave him. I started studying here so I could find him.”
The boy said, “Wow! Something similar happened to me as well!”
The girl said, “Really? What was her name?”
The boy said, “Alisha.” He looked down at the girl’s book. He saw that it was labelled ‘Alisha’.
They hugged and started crying.
The boy said,”Why did you leave me?”
The girl said, “I had a car accident. I was in hospital for a year. I fully recovered six months ago. Everybody thought that I was going to die, but I was thinking of you. That kept me alive. I decided to come here and surprise you. You told me that you wanted to go to this university, so I applied here, too.”
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If you read and listen to two articles every day, your reading and listening skills can improve fast. You can learn quickly and after some time you will not have to translate into your own language. You will simply understand. Why should you do this?
When you listen to people in your native language, you do not translate. You simply understand. The same has to be in English. When you learn English, you have to learn the whole sentences in context.
Students, who translate English texts, do exercises and do tests are very good at translating, doing exercises and doing tests, but they have problems with understanding English in real life. In real life, nobody waits for your translation. People usually use simple English when they speak but they use it fast. You have to understand with no translation to your native language. If you translate, you cannot be part of communication because you are thinking about the language too much. These words are maybe hard to read but they are true.
You also have to hear every new word 5 to 10 times if you want to remember it. That’s why we use the same words in one level. If you read and hear the same words again and again, you will understand them and remember them. If you know words from one level, you can go to a higher level and learn new words. It is important to go step by step, and read and listen to words which are used in English often. This is what we do with our news. In our short news, we use words which are used in English often. Level 1 has the 1000 most important words. Level 2 has the 2000 most important words, Level 3 has the 3000 most important words.
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