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A newspaper in easy English!
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In our August/September Back to School issue...

The solar eclipse will be visible in the USA on Aug. 21. Where can you see it? Labor Day is Sept. 4. The history of Labor Day is explained and students write about their jobs. Other celebrations explained in this issue are Women's Equality Day, Hispanic Heritage Month and Constitution Day. There is a Citizenship story about the Cabinet and information about the Secretary of Education and three other Cabinet members. It's the "dog days" of summer and there is a story about a city dog and a dog that lives in the country. The "easy, easy" exercise is also about a dog. How do you "meet" a new dog?  Information is provided on approaching a new dog. There will be a new television series on the Vietnam War in September. Information is included about the Vietnam War, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the history of the war. Related citizenship questions are included.  The DVD review is on "Good Morning Vietnam," a film which starred Robin Williams. There are many television specials now about the death of Elvis 40 years ago and about the death of Princess Diana 20 years ago. Read a story about them. The conversation activity is about "being home." Our sports story is on boxing. Chuck Bingaman writes about legal terms. There are many instant activities and idioms. All this and more in our August/September issue...

July Student Writing of the Month and Bonus Student Writing are from Evans Community Adult School in Los Angeles.

June Student Writing of the Month and Bonus Student Writing are from Southern California.

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.

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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. 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.)