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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Improve your reading comprehension in 5 steps

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A big part of learning English is reading. Reading improves our vocabulary and helps us get used to sentence patterns…. Read more »

5 activities to do in January to start your year right

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Start the tempo of your year on a high note! Take care of your body, mind, finances and even your… Read more »

8 habits that will help you avoid getting into debt

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Starting a new life in a new country can be expensive. You will need a new place to live in,… Read more »

10 ways to save money during the holidays and still have the best time

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Dreading the holidays because of the expenses? The cost of gifts, hosting parties and other holiday activities can pile up…. Read more »

5 practical techniques to improve your listening skills

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Have you noticed that you can find many tips on improving your speaking, reading and writing skills but not a… Read more »

Do you know your cannabis rules at work?

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You may already know that cannabis is legal in Canada and that adults (19 years old and above) are allowed… Read more »

Finding the right school for your child

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For most parents, where they take their children to school largely depends on where they live. Children are accepted to… Read more »

Curious about cannabis? Here’s what you need to know about cannabis in Canada

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First off, what is cannabis? Cannabis is commonly known as marijuana. It is from a plant called Cannabis sativa. This… Read more »

5 more activities to help you write well in English

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Whether it’s an email, cover letter, report, or an essay that you wish to write well, here are a few… Read more »

8 tips to prevent sexual assault

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Statistics show that women are at a greater risk than men for all violent crimes, including sexual assault and other… Read more »

5 tips to prepare for an IELTS exam

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Taking the test? Whether it is IELTS academic or general training, it’s an exam that requires some preparation. Not that… Read more »

7 steps to prepare your child for the start of school

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And just like that, summer is over and it’s back to school! Whether it’s their first time or they’re returning,… Read more »

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