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.

Happy reading!

Click on an article below

The 8 habits of very safe workers

A group of workers wearing safety gear

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?

Kids maneuver an obstacle course

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

Easter celebrations all over the world

A basket of coloured eggs

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

angry girl with smoke coming out of ears

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

Tired of studying English? Here’s what you can do to get your enthusiasm back

guy exhausted from studying

Have you reached a point where you just want to give up learning English? If you notice that you have… Read more »

5 big ideas for better small talk

Two men having a conversation outdoors in winter.

I used to meet the same people at the bus stop every day on my way to work. Small talk… Read more »

How to keep school kids safe in extreme weather

A school bus covered in snow.

It is every parent’s nightmare for their kids to be left out in the cold and stranded. This is especially… Read more »

Winter tricks every Manitoban should know

Heavy duty winter boots for sale at the Walmart, Thompson, Manitoba.

You’ve got the basics down pat. Winter coat, check. Boots, gloves, scarf, check, check, and check. You have also been… Read more »

What to do when you lose a loved one in MB

Three women crying and hugging.

A death in the family is a most unthinkable event. When it happens, we are left in shock and grief…. Read more »

Tips when proofreading and editing your work

Document with corrections

Here’s the simple truth: Another person should proofread and edit your work. There are three good reasons why checking your… Read more »

Safe use of medications

A prescription pill bottle spilling green pills.

When your doctor prescribes medicine, does he or she also explain how the drugs will help you? Do you ask… Read more »

How much does it cost to live in Manitoba?

Balancing coins and a potato on the edge of a calculator.

Learning about the cost of living in Manitoba plays a large part in planning for your finances. You will need… Read more »

Articles Index

For a full list of all settlement topics and article titles, see our Articles Index page.