From the LCNV Library: Easy English News

August 6, 2013 at 2:42 PM | Posted in Basic Literacy, Tutoring | Leave a comment
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Easy English News is a monthly newspaper written in simple English and controlled vocabulary for high-beginner and intermediate readers, with special features designed for English language learners who are newcomers to the U.S.

Each issue features…
•    News stories of special interest to newcomers
•    Articles about American events and holidays
•    Civics and citizenship information
•    True stories written by readers
•    Consumer information
•    Health and safety tips
•    “Life in the U.S.A.”
•    A crossword puzzle with answers in the same issue
…and more!

A recent Easy English News issue included national news, articles on summer safety around
water, popular events and national holidays in the summer months, healthy tea drinks, the birth of the United States, a national park feature, and features to help build language skills.

LCNV Volunteer Tutors only:  Check out the latest issues from the LCNV Library for two weeks at a time; earlier issues can be checked out for the standard two-month loan period.

The LCNV Library is open during the Council’s regular office hours Mon. – Fr., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Returns can be made during office hours or after hours to the After-Hours Book Return located just outside the Council’s entrance door inside the James Lee Community Center (open Mon. – Sat., 9 a.m. – 10 p.m., except holidays). Renewals can be made in person, by email (library@lcnv.or) or by phone (703-237-0866).  Questions? Contact library volunteers at the email address above.

Reminder: Do you have LCNV library books that are due? Please return or renew!

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