Simple English Articles (CLB3-4)


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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5 holiday symbols and what they mean

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Around late October right after all the Halloween excitement has died down, you will notice that people start putting up… Read more »

Types of language training programs for newcomers in Canada

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Newcomers will find great language programs to help them learn Canada’s official languages, English and/or French. These language programs are… Read more »

A quick guide to driving regulations in Manitoba

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Getting around Manitoba may be one of your top concerns in your first few days. Here is a quick guide… Read more »

How to speak to your boss effectively

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Learning how to communicate effectively with your boss is an important part of relationship-building and establishing your credibility in the… Read more »

5 best techniques to boost self-directed learning

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To be a successful online learner, you have to be self-directed. What does that actually mean? Most of us are… Read more »

5 most effective ways to support your kids adjusting to school

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“They don’t understand me, Mama! They don’t want to play with me.” This is what Fatima’s six-year old told her… Read more »

Too busy to learn English? Consider LINC Home Study

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Praba’s first weeks in Manitoba were a flurry of activity. There were seminars at Entry Program, career coaching at Manitoba… Read more »

3 exciting summer projects to hone your skills

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Want to make your summer memorable and productive? Stretch your creativity and practice your language skills by trying one of… Read more »

I can’t follow my online class. What do I do?

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First time to join an online class? It’s ok to feel lost. It can be overwhelming sometimes. The first thing… Read more »

Participating in the Manitoba Election

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The province will have an early election this term. The premier moved up the provincial election to September 10 this… Read more »

How to disagree at work

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There is no progress in a workplace where everybody agrees and nobody disagrees. As American writer Walter Lippmann said, “Where… Read more »

Why you should join online forums

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Participating in an online forum is one of the best ways that you can maximize learning in your online class…. Read more »

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