English Express

Welcome to English Express!

You can find articles for low literacy readers and English language learners here..

You can read articles on your computer screen. You can also print articles. Some articles have recordings that you can listen to, and read along.

You can read sample news stories. You can read about people, animals and holidays. Try one of the recipes and laugh at the cartoons. You can print word games to do.

Teaching notes

The website has copies of Teaching Notes that go with some of the articles. Click on the menu button for teachers and tutors. Print the notes that you want to use.

Important Information about links and contact information

A lot of the stories and articles included in English Express were developed several years ago. They might include phone numbers, websites, or other information that is not be up to date. Be sure to check, and find current information if possible.

Special thank you

Thank you to the Edmonton Journal and the Calgary Herald newspapers for permission to adapt their stories and use their photos on the website.

Many volunteers helped with English Express. For example, they posed for photos. They read the stories for the website. Thank you, volunteers!

This website was originally developed and funded by the Government of Alberta.