A Learning Community

A newspaper and online resource that has been helping learners improve their English skills since 1982.



A print and online newspaper

Each month we adapt news stories for people who want to improve their English language skills.

3 reading levels

The articles in the Westcoast Reader are labelled with Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 book icons. The levels are comparable to Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 2 to 6.

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