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Easy English Times: Your ESL and adult literacy newspaper!
Are you learning English as a second language (ESL)?
Easy English Times is a newspaper for you! Many readers of this educational newspaper are immigrants learning English. Citizenship information is included. Other readers attend adult literacy programs. It is our hope that you will start by reading this newspaper then "graduate" on to reading community newspapers.
Are you teaching ESL or adult literacy?
You can walk into the classroom and start teaching from the paper. It has instant activities. This newspaper is published to present relevant information and current events in an easy to read format for English language learners and adult literacy programs.
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In the November/December Holiday Edition...
The special November/December Holiday Edition includes information on Veterans Day, Native American Heritage Month, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and New Year抯 Eve. There are also holiday wishes for Peace on Earth. Malala Yousafzai was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. Students write asking if wars are necessary. The 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy is in the news. The winning CATESOL adult level essay is included. "Let抯 talk turkey" is the featured idiom. There is, as always, an "easy, easy" activity for beginning readers. Other instant activities are included. The conversation activity has the theme "being yourself." Are you getting ready to take the citizenship test? A new app is available. USCIS has a redesigned website. "The Life of Pi" is the DVD review. Students also write about their pen pal experiences. All this and more in the November/December issue.
"And so my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country and fellow citizens of the world. Ask not what America will do for you but what together we can do for the freedom of man." --John Fitzgerald Kennedy
A gift for an English language learner or adult literacy student Are you looking for a holiday gift idea? Give a subscription to Easy English Times. E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or see "subscribe" on this website. Gift cards are available.
Easy English Times has a focus on citizenship! Citizenship information is included in each issue.
NEW - Answer keys are now posted for Learning Activities and can be printed out!
Every month we receive more student writing than we have room to print so we are featuring a few more stories here under Bonus Student Writing. Also see "Student Writing of the Month."
Do you know someone learning English as a second language? Gift certificates for this ESL newspaper are now available. Click here for a gift order form.
Are you learning English as a second language (ESL)? Are you teaching English as a second language? Easy English Times provides instant activities for English language learners.
We love our readers! Above, ESL students from Nebraska point to stories
Easy English Times can be used in multi-level ESL or adult literacy classes. Do you need easy content for beginning readers? See page 3 of each issue for our "Easy, Easy English" page.
Many "instant activities" are included in each edition. Conversation and Internet activities are included. An extra page of learning activities comes with each issue.
A newspaper in easy English!
Easy English Times brings a world of information to high school and adult learners. It's a newspaper written in easy English for those in English as a second language (ESL) classes and adult literacy programs. It is used in library and workplace literacy projects. It is used in jail and prison literacy programs. Published 10 times a year, Easy English Times is used in ESL classes in high schools, adult schools, community colleges and state colleges, and other sites. It is used in family literacy projects. It is used by English as a second language (ESL) teachers and literacy tutors. It is used in citizenship classes and CBET and EL Civics programs. It is also used in EFL classes.
Content is designed for learners of English. New words are defined. You will find idioms. Many of our readers are immigrants so citizenship and other useful information is featured. A story to read with children is included to support family literacy. We print student writing and class photos.
A Teacher's Corner is included. We are happy to give ESL teachers ideas on how to use the newspaper in the classroom. Easy English Times is designed to help new readers. We provide opportunities to interact with other ESL and literacy students, teachers and tutors.
Classroom and individual subscriptions are available. Discounts are given for class sets. We accept school purchase orders and credit card payments. You can order this English as a second language (ESL) and adult literacy newspaper by mail, by the month or by the year (10 issues). Contact us for international mail rates. We have added an online edition, especially for the convenience of international readers.
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Do you want to improve your English?
Desea usted mejorar su ingl茅s?
You can receive this newspaper at your home. The cost for an individual subscription is $25/year. You will receive a newspaper almost every month. (There is one newspaper for August and September. There is one newspaper for November and December.)
Usted puede recibir este peri贸dico en su casa. El costo por una subscripci贸n individual es $25/a帽o. Recibir谩 un peri贸dico casi todos los meses. (Hay un peri贸dico por agosto y septiembre. Hay un peri贸dico por noviembre y diciembre.)
Each newspaper has an extra page of learning activities and a crossword puzzle. You will be able to practice reading and understanding English while you are learning important information and vocabulary.* * *
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