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Learners - how to use this wiki

YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR READING, WRITING AND VOCABULARY, AND LEARN MORE ABOUT GLOBAL JUSTICE!

1) READING BETTER:

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Read these Easier English articles:

- choose an article

- read first quickly, to find out WHAT? WHO? WHEN?

- then read again, more slowly, to find out more eg. HOW? and WHY?

The easiest way to start is to choose one of the Quizzes on the left, then read the Easier English article at the end.

At the bottom of every Easier English article is the original - click on this and read it - it will be so much easier to read after you read it in Easier English, and you will learn a lot of new words and grammar very easily.

How to choose what to read:

1. You can choose a magazine cover from the Main Page (left), then choose which article you want to read, or use the "Guide to this month's articles" to help you choose.

2. You can choose one of the Categories (left), then read all the articles about that topic.

3. You can Search (top right) for a topic you want to read about and then read articles about that topic.

4. You can choose from the Photo Stories (left - scroll down) to read a story with photos.

5. You can choose from the Arguments (left - scroll down) to read what two different people say about a topic - they do not agree!

6. You can choose from the Country Profiles (left - scroll down) to read facts about different countries.

7. Are you feeling lucky? Click on Shuffle (left - scroll down) and a different interesting article will appear each time.

8. Follow us on Twitter: @EasierNewInt and we will give you the link to all new articles we put on the wiki.

9. E-mail us at [email protected] if you have any questions.

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2) WRITING BETTER:

1. Choose one of the articles, read it, then cover it and write what you remember.

2. Check your writing.

3. Look at the article again to check any spelling, phrases, or grammar errors.

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3) LEARNING MORE WORDS:

1. Choose an article to read.

2. Click on the link to the original at the bottom, and read that. Write out any new words or phrases you find.

3. Now compare the new words and phrases with the 'Easier English' words and phrases

All these hundreds of articles are free for you to read, but if you can, think about giving some money to protect independent journalism: