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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Why you should join online forums

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Participating in an online forum is one of the best ways that you can maximize learning in your online class…. Read more »

Getting ready to bike safely

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After reading Bike safety for newcomers and knowing the rules of the road, it’s time to get the right bike… Read more »

Bike safety for newcomers

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Summer is here! It’s the best time to get on your bike and enjoy the weather. Biking is one of… Read more »

Which is better – reading a book or listening to an audiobook?

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I love reading! And as an English language learner, I find that it’s the best way to improve my vocabulary,… Read more »

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

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

Speak better: 5 easy ways to improve your pronunciation

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Do you often get asked to repeat yourself? Do people find it hard to understand what you’re saying? Don’t worry…. 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

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

What is feedback and why should you give yours?

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Have you ever given feedback on a product or service? It can be as simple as telling a supermarket clerk… Read more »

Be media smart! Assessing online information in 5 steps

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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 »

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