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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10 summer fun facts

girl eating watermelon

Summer is everyone’s favourite season. In Canada, you’ll find everyone outside enjoying the weather. It means going on road trips… Read more »

Did you know that Canada Day used to be called Dominion Day?

Painting of Fathers of Confederation

Of course you know that July 1 is Canada Day, the country’s birthday. But did you know that the celebration… Read more »

Cool it: Tricks and tips to manage anger better

lady with boxing gloves on punching a man

Anger is one of our most misunderstood emotions. Many of us want to avoid it, while others seem to be… Read more »

5 benefits of gardening you may not know

Father and son gardening

It’s gardening season! Starting a garden is a great idea especially if you love nature and the outdoors. Also, did… Read more »

5 gardening hazards you should watch out for

kneeling on the ground, gardening

Are you a seasoned green thumb who knows their plants by name (and also sings to them)? Or a first… Read more »

The most Canadian things to do this summer

prairie landscape with yellow flowers, Winnipeg Manitoba

You made it through a Canadian winter! It wasn’t so bad was it? Now that’s spring is finally here, you… Read more »

What do you do when a burglar breaks into your home?

person in a hoodie

(And other questions about personal and home safety) An interview with Patrol Sergeant Phil Penner of the Community Relations Unit… Read more »

Taking your citizenship test? 5 tips to ace it

lady writing an exam

You finally received your notice to appear to write the citizenship test. This is another step closer to your goal…. Read more »

Maximizing your opportunities at a job fair

people at a job fair

One of the best ways that you can get out there and have a feel of the job market is… Read more »

Free online tools to try today to help improve your writing

girl biting onto a pencil, looking at a laptop screen

Wouldn’t it be great if you could have a writing coach who is at your beck and call? Need to… Read more »

Spotlight on Gender Diversity. What does it have to do with you?

Rainbow flags at a Pride parade

Just as Canada welcomes ethnic diversity and multiculturalism, it also upholds gender diversity. Many times, when gender diversity is mentioned,… Read more »

How long can I stay outside in extremely cold weather?

lady walking along the street in a blizzard

Yes, it’s one of those years where we’ll be experiencing snow storms and near frigid temperatures.We celebrated the holidays with… Read more »

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