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!

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Did you know that journaling can change your life and improve your language skills?

Lady journaling by the beach

What do Leonardo Da Vinci, Albert Einstein and Winston Churchill have in common? They all kept journals! In fact, it… Read more »

Travelling outside of Manitoba or Canada? How to ensure a safe and worry-free trip

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Going on a trip soon? Whether it’s for vacation, business or any other reason, travelling outside the province or abroad… Read more »

5 ways to protect your kids from online dangers

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With all the news about cyberbullying, catfishing or the Momo and Tide Pod challenges, parents seem to have a lot… Read more »

8 tips for dealing with a difficult landlord

Woman looking disappointed in an apartment

Having landlord troubles? Are your requests for repairs or missing amenities falling on deaf ears? Is the landlord unreachable, MIA… Read more »

Be media smart! Assessing online information in 5 steps

laptop with fake news on the screen

Most of us rely on the information we get on the internet. It’s easy and we get our answers quickly…. Read more »

Why is it important to be on time in Canada?

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Do you come from a culture where a 9:00 am appointment really means 9:30? In my home country, if you… Read more »

10 amazing facts about Canada’s geography

Aerial view of Wasaga Beach in Ontario

From its majestic mountains and green forests to its bustling cities, this beautiful land we’ve chosen to live in is… Read more »

5 steps to apply successfully for a volunteer position

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Volunteering is not a matter of raising your hand and then you’re in. You have to know where to volunteer… Read more »

5 ways to get over settlement stress

Young girl frowning

Do you suffer from settlement stress? It’s the strain and tension that newcomers feel in reaction to events related to… Read more »

Can’t keep your child away from computer games? 10 steps to healthier gaming for kids

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Today’s video games have become so high-tech that it’s hard not to be amazed. Not only do they have hyper-realistic… Read more »

Should you call 911? Tips when calling emergency help

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A timely call to 911 can be the difference between life and death. But do all emergency situations warrant a… Read more »

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 »

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