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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?
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In our May issue...

May holidays include Memorial Day, Mother's Day and Cinco de Mayo.  Judge Neil Gorsuch was confirmed and is now seated on the Supreme Court. Legal terms are explained. The Citizenship story relates to legal terms, the judicial branch, the Constitution and more. There will be many programs across the country to observe the 100th anniversary of the birth of President John F. Kennedy. The Golden Gate Bridge is a famous landmark. It opened 80 years ago. It was just announced that a suicide barrier will be constructed there.  Another topic is wage theft. A woman who works in a nail salon is featured in "People at work." Why are so many nail salons staffed by Vietnamese workers?  One explanation is given. A story to read with children encourages family literacy.  The "easy, easy" activity features a photo of skiers on a warm day. What are they wearing? There is a quiz on famous TV mothers. Our readers write about mothers and food. Compelling Conversations is about food, as is the Idiom exercise. The DVD review is on "Lion."  A controversy in sports about team names and mascots is a topic.  There are many instant activities. All this and more in our May issue...

May Student Writing of the Month is from Texas. May Bonus Student Writing is from Northern California. 

April Student Writing of the Month is from Petaluma, CA. April Bonus Student Writing is from San Diego, CA.

NEW - A pre-crossword puzzle worksheet is available to give your students additional practice!

NEW - Answer keys are now posted for Learning Activities and can be printed out!

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.  
 

Above, we salute student writers from Larkin High School, Elgin, Illinois.

Are you teaching ESL, adult literacy or citizenship?
Short-term orders are available. Email us about bulk discounts at  easyenglish@aol.com.

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.

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.

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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. 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, 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.

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 $30/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 periadico en su casa. El costo por una subscripcin individual es $30/ano. Recibir un periadico casi todos los meses. (Hay un periadico por agosto y septiembre. Hay un periadico por noviembre y diciembre.)