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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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

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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