News In Levels

   News In Levels is a website that contains lots of short news stories – told in three levels (1, 2, 3) and many include videos.  You can choose the level of difficulty you want. There are one or two new articles posted every day. 

Here’s an example of an article posted recently:

The News In Levels Website has many other features too, such as…

  • A long book to read/listen-to in two different levels
  • Jokes
  • An option to Skype with other English learners
  • A set of beginner English videos on learning English

— Thanks to Laurie for this article —


Groundhog Day

February 2nd is a small, fun/silly holiday called Groundhog Day.  You may see it mentioned on the news – especially during the weather report.  According to legend:

  • If the groundhog sees his shadow on Feb 2nd, there will be 6 more weeks of winter
  • If he doesn’t see his shadow, there will be an early spring

Did he see his shadow this year?  Click/press “Continue Reading” to find out…

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