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Here is some news from China. It is about a panda. The panda lives at a zoo. She lives with another panda. The two pandas are friends.

One panda leaves the zoo. The other panda stays. Her name is Sijia. Sijia is sad. She is lonely. She misses her friend. The panda is depressed. She doesn’t eat much.

People are worried. They help the panda. They find a new friend. It is not a panda. It is a TV! The panda watches the television. She can watch her old friend on video. Sijia is happier now. She starts to play again.

Source: newsinlevels.com

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1 ) Panda – noun  /ˈpæn.də/- Panda - noun  /ˈpæn.də/-

2 ) Another – pronoun  /əˈnʌð.ɚ/- one more person or thing or an extra amount:

I’m going to have another piece of cake.

“Would you get me a bar of chocolate from the kitchen?” “Another one?”

We can fit another person in my car.

Danny’s had yet another car accident.

3 ) Other – determiner  /ˈʌð.ɚ/- as well as the thing or person already mentioned:

The product has many other time-saving features.

There is no other work available at the moment.

There is only one other person who could help us.

Are there any other people we should ask?

found one earring – do you know where the other one is?

4 ) Stay – verb   /steɪ/- to not move away from or leave a place or situation:

They need an assistant who is willing to stay for six months.

Stay until the rain has stopped.

Can you stay after work to play tennis?

Because of the snow, children were told to stay at home.

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5 ) Sad-adjective  /sæd/-unhappy or sorry:

I’ve just received some very sad news.

She gave a sad smile.

It’s sad (that) the trip had to be cancelled.

I’m so sad (that) you can’t come.

 It’s sad to see so many failures this year.

I was sad to hear that they’d split up.

6) Lonely – adjective  /ˈloʊn.li/ – unhappy because you are not with other people:

She gets lonely now that all the kids have left home.

the lonely life of a widower

7) Miss – verb  /mɪs/- to fail to do or experience something, often something planned or expected, or to avoid doing or experiencing something:

I missed the start of the class because my bus was late.

Often I miss breakfast and have an early lunch instead.

You should leave early if you want to miss the rush hour.

I only just missed being run over by a bus this morning.

8)Depressed – adjective  /dɪˈprest/- unhappy and without hope:

He seemed a little depressed about his work situation.

She became deeply depressed when her husband died.

9 ) Worried – adjective  /ˈwʌr.id/ – unhappy because you are thinking about problems or unpleasant things that might happen:

She was sitting behind her desk with a worried expression/look on her face.

They don’t seem particularly worried about the situation.

You had me worried back there – I thought for a second that you wouldn’t be able to stop in time.

He was worried sick (= extremely worried) when he heard that there had been an accident.

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10 ) Start – verb  /stɑːt/ – to begin doing something:

When do you start your classes/your new job?

We’ll be starting at six o’clock.

Can you start on Monday?

They started building the house in January.

 I’d just started to write a letter when the phone rang.

11) Again – adverb /əˈɡeɪn/- one more time:

Could you spell your name again, please?

If he does it again I’ll have to tell him.

Deborah’s late again.

Throw it away and start again.

Two friend pandas – level 2

Two friend pandas – level 2

Here is some news from China. People moved away a panda’s companion from their zoo last week. Since then, zookeepers noticed something disturbing.

The panda was depressed. She was not eating properly. The zookeepers had an interesting idea. They moved in some new company for the lonely panda: a new television!

Yes, the panda now has her own TV. She can enjoy the TV while she eats bamboo. After zookeepers played a video of her and her old friend, the panda is happier. She started to play on her swing.

Source: newsinlevels.com

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1 ) Companion – noun  /kəmˈpæn.jən/ – a person you spend a lot of time with often because you are friends or because you are traveling together:

The dog has been her constant companion these past ten years.

traveling companion

2 ) Since adverb  /sɪns/  from a particular time in the past until a later time, or until now:

Emma went to work in New York a year ago, and we haven’t seen her since.

He started working for the company in 1995, and has been there ever since (= and is still there).

I’ve long since forgotten any Latin I ever learned.

Hostilities between the two groups have been in abeyance since last June.

Roz has adopted one or two funny mannerisms since she’s been away.

I’ve been chewing the problem over since last week.

Their movements have been severely circumscribed since the laws came into effect.

Your piano playing has really come on since I last heard you play.

3 ) Disturbing adjective  /dɪˈstɜː.bɪŋ/ making you feel worried or upset:

The article described the latest crime figures as “disturbing.”

The following program contains scenes that may be disturbing to some viewers.

4 ) Depressed – adjective  /dɪˈprest/- unhappy and without hope:

He seemed a little depressed about his work situation.

She became deeply depressed when her husband died.

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5 ) Properly – adverb  /ˈprɒp.əl.i/- correctly, or in a satisfactory way:

It’s still not working properly.

I’m not properly dressed for this kind of weather.

I think you should take it somewhere to have it repaired properly.

Come on, Evie, speak properly – you’re not a baby anymore!

6) Swing- verb swɪŋ – Swing- verb swɪŋ

Two friend pandas – level 3

Two friend pandas – level 3

To most of us this panda named Sijia looks like your standard panda, chilling out and loving life, right?

Wrong. Sijia’s companion was sadly moved away from their zoo in China last week, and since then zookeepers have noticed her becoming depressed and not eating properly. So on Monday, worried staff at the Yunnan Wild Animal Park moved in some new company for the lonely panda: a new television!

Yes, Sijia now has her own flat screen TV to enjoy, after a swing and bars didn’t seem to cheer her up.

After staff played her video footage of her and her former companion, Sijia is now said to be much happier and comes out naturally to play on her swing.

Source: newsinlevels.com

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1) Chill out- phrasal verb with chill verb /tʃɪl/ to relax completely, or not allow things to upset you:

I’m just chilling out in front of the TV.

Chill out, Dad. The train doesn’t leave for another hour!

Sadly adverb /ˈsæd.li/- in an unhappy way:

“He’s gone away for six months,” she said sadly.

She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

“I just miss him.” she said sadly.

“I want my Daddy back.” he said, sadly.

He shook his head sadly.

Sadly, she didn’t live that long.

2) Swing verb /swɪŋ/ to move easily and without interruption backwards and forwards or from one side to the other, especially from a fixed point, or to cause something or someone to do this:

He walked briskly along swinging his rolled-up umbrella.

The door swung open.

3 ) Bar noun /bɑːr/- a place where drinks, especially alcoholic drinks, are sold and drunk, or the area in such a place where the person serving the drinks stands:

They noticed him going into the hotel bar.

There weren’t any free tables, so I sat at the bar.

Why don’t you ask the guy behind the bar (= serving drinks there)?

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