Young people in India cannot find a job – level 2

13-05-2024 15:00

India, the world’s biggest democracy, is currently holding national elections. There are several phases over weeks so that nearly one billion voters can take part.

Last week, millions were voting in the third phase across 95 areas. All seven phases will end on June 1st. Youth unemployment is a big problem. Half of India’s 1.4 billion population is under 30, and finding a job is getting more and more difficult for them.

India’s Prime Minister got to power in 2014. He promised millions of jobs but failed. He would like to win the elections again, but the question for millions of Indians is if he can deal with the problem this time.

Difficult words: phase (a stage in a series of events or a process), youth (young people), unemployment (a situation in which someone doesn’t have a job).

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

What promises did India's Prime Minister make in 2014 and how has he addressed the issue of youth unemployment since then?

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.

 

Stock images by Depositphotos