Two Elephants Are Killed – level 1

21-09-2016 07:00

This news is from India. Thirty elephants pass through a tea plantation. Two elephants hit a wire by accident. The electricity kills them.

People come to the elephants. They are sorry for them. They show respect. They put flowers on them.

Animals often come into contact with people. People take up more and more land. There is less land for animals.

Difficult words: pass (go), wire (a thin piece of metal which transports electricity).

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

What do you think about this news?


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