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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 March issue...

Judge Neil Gorsuch was nominated for the Supreme Court. The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world. The Librarian of Congress is making history. She had a special visitor. The Library of Congress will host Japanese Culture Day. Pi Day is March 14. St. Patrick's Day is March 17. Monuments honor Irish immigrants. Cesar Chavez Day is March 31. President Trump's Muslim or travel ban was stopped by the courts. President Trump says it will now be rewritten. Citizenship questions are included. Freedom of Religion and Freedom of the Press are topics. What is "fake news"? The easy, easy activity is about people at work. Our readers write about family members and the instant conversation activity is about family bonds. Readers also write about immigrant experiences. It's National Women's History Month. March 8 is International Women's Day and it will also be "A Day Without Women" similar to the general strike held Feb. 16, "A Day Without Immigrants." The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race will be held in March in Alaska. Soccer player Christie Rampone will be honored in New Jersey. Author Rudyard Kipling is featured with a DVD review on 'The Jungle Book' and a play to read with children is on 'How the whale got his throat' and encourages family literacy. There is an instant activity about the idiom 'a pain in the neck.' All this and more in our March issue.

Coming in April - Earth Day and the environment. Baseball spring training. Student writing on these and other topics invited.

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!

March Student Writing of the Month for is from the Petaluma Adult School in California. Bonus Student Writing for March is from San Diego, California

February Student Writing of the Month is from the Sonoma County Library Literacy Program. Bonus Student Writing for February is from San Diego, California.

January Student Writing of the Month is by Danny Tran from Southern California. The Bonus Student Writing for January is from Northern California.

November/December Student Writing of the Month is from Santa Cruz Adult School. Bonus Student Writing is from Martinez Adult School.

October Student Writing of the Month is from the Napa, California, Library Literacy Project. Bonus Student Writing is from Petaluma Adult School, Petaluma, California.

August/September Student Writing of the Month is from Great Oaks in Milford, Ohio, and the San Jose, California, Library. Bonus Student Writing for August/September is from Santa Cruz Adult School in Santa Cruz, California.

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.  


 

Above, students from San Mateo Adult School in California love adult education! Left, Ayako. Photo right, Cristina and Denise, student leaders. We love our readers!

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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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What is stuttering?  An Oregon writer named Sarah Rohrs shared her story and information in our February issue. An additional story on the topic is shared  here.  



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 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, 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.  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.

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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.

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.

Easy English Times is YOUR newspaper. Easy English Times is designed to encourage newspaper readership. In addition to classroom use, it's perfect for tutoring or self-study.

Students from Sierra College, California

We love to print student writing! You can email student writing to easyenglish@aol.com

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."

Many "instant activities" are included in each edition. Reading, writing and conversation 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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You can receive this newspaper at your home. The cost for an individual subscription is $30/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 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.)