Simple English Articles (CLB3-4)

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Below you will find articles translated to simple English. If you are at the lower intermediate language level, these are for you!

We started with our 10 most-read articles. We will be adding more in the coming days.

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How long can I stay outside in extremely cold weather?

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Yes, it’s one of those years where we’ll be experiencing snow storms and near frigid temperatures. Just last week, we… Read more »

5 tips for clear, crisp and excellent writing

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Writing in English is tough. Let’s get that out of the way. And if English is your second language, it… Read more »

“Pardon me!”: Understanding and adapting to Canadian social norms

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“Keep in mind how important it is to be kind. Don’t be too embarrassed by your mistakes. Forgive others’ mistakes… Read more »

10 pet peeves when taking the bus

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Do you take the bus often? Save for a few delays or the rare cancelled trip, taking the bus is… Read more »

What is Canadian cuisine?

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Canada’s first cooks, the Indigenous Peoples, are known to have used more than 500 plant species for food. They cultivated… Read more »

Don’t let these 5 career myths hold you back

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Did you know that nowadays people of working age will have six to seven career changes in their lifetime? Because… Read more »

The 8 habits of very safe workers

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The following are general safety rules that newcomers must know on their first day at work. A safety habit is… Read more »

What is a summer camp? Should I send my child to one?

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A summer camp is a facility that offers supervised programs for children and adolescents. These programs can be as short… Read more »

Great video resources for self-study

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Aside from audio tools, videos are great options for learning English on-the-go. If you have limited time or if you… Read more »

Audio tools to improve your English

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Audio resources are great learning tools to strengthen your English language skills. You can listen on the bus or car… Read more »

Easter celebrations all over the world

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In the religious sense, Easter is a Christian celebration commemorating the resurrection Christ. Today, it is considered a secular holiday… Read more »

5 steps for lodging an effective customer complaint

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We sometimes do not get the right service. It can be a reservation that was lost, an advertised discount not… Read more »

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