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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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

leaves of cannabis sativa plant

Cannabis is on the news lately. You will be hearing more about it in the coming weeks as it becomes… 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

pens, pencils, notebooks, mobile phone, back pack and sneakers

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 »

10 summer fun facts

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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

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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?

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(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

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

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