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Easy English Times: Your ESL and adult literacy newspaper!

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A newspaper in easy English!
Are you learning English as a second language (ESL)? 
Are you teaching ESL, adult literacy or citizenship? Are you a tutor?
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The November/December special holiday edition is in the mail! Our printer Healdsburg Printing was evacuated due to the fires here in Northern California. We are grateful he and staff are safe and back in business.
 
Looking for a holiday gift? Gift subscriptions are available. Contact us for more information.
 
In our November/December special holiday issue...

We are thankful for our readers!

We salute student writers. Many readers write, including readers from Bakersfield about being thankful and donating to a canned food drive.

Veterans Day is Nov. 11. There is a story about remembering a friend who was killed in the Vietnam War. The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali will be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Dec. 10. Bill of Rights Day is Dec. 15 and resources for teaches are shared. Citizenship questions are related to content in this issue. November and December holidays are listed and holiday traditions are explained. There is a salute to those who work on holidays. What are the best holiday movies of all time? A song to sing with children is "Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer" and there is a poem for Thanksgiving. Who was "the man who saved Christmas"? November is National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day. The Conversation Activity is on American cities and landmarks are pictured. The health story is a story on how to stop smoking. Libraries are celebrated. The movie/DVD review is on "Dumbo." The sports story is on gymnast Simone Biles. There are many instant activities in this issue including reading, writing, conversations and idioms. All this and more in the November/December holiday issue.

Bonus Student Writing for November/December is from Acalanes Adult Education in Walnut Creek. Student Writing of the Month is from Mission College in Santa Clara.

TEACHERS AND TUTORS - Don't forget - A pre-crossword puzzle worksheet is available to give your students additional practice! Answer keys are posted for Learning Activities and can be printed out!

Our 20th anniversary was in 2016!  

Easy English Times in the news

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Above, Mark Farfaglia of the USCIS San Francisco Field Office, administers the oath to 24 new citizens from 11 countries at a citizenship ceremony. It was held in Fremont, California at the library there on Aug. 2, 2016.  
 
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We love to print student writing! 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."
 
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It is our hope that you will start by reading this newspaper then "graduate" on to reading community newspapers.

In a past issue... Why should you "Wear Red for Adult Ed"? Learn why and see the story and photographs of California ESL students and a teacher wearing red. (Click HERE for a special copy of the complete story and additional photographs.) Pictured here above, students from San Mateo Adult School in California.  "Adult Education Matters" is the message on the red shirts.  
 

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You can walk into the classroom and start teaching from the paper. Do you want tips on using any newspaper in your class (also useful for tutors)? Click here.  A Teachers' Corner is included. Easy English Times has instant activities for reading, writing and conversation. 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. 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 "Easy, Easy English."

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Citizenship -  Easy English Times has a focus on citizenship! Citizenship information is included in each issue.

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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, jail and prison literacy programs. Published 10 times a year, Easy English Times is used in ESL classes in high schools, adult schools, colleges, and other sites. It is used in family literacy projects and faith based programs. It is used by English as a second language (ESL) teachers and literacy tutors. It is used in citizenship classes and EL Civics programs. It is also used in EFL classes.

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 issue 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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You can receive this newspaper at your home. The cost for an individual subscription is $40/year for 10 issues. 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 periódico en su casa. El costo por una suscripción individual es $40/ano. Recibir un periódico casi todos los meses. (Hay un periódico por agosto y septiembre. Hay un periódico por noviembre y diciembre.)