Welcome to The Times in Plain English   Click to listen highlighted text! Welcome to The Times in Plain English

Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Fires – Is the End Coming?

September 11, 2017
Plain English Version
Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Fires – Is the End Coming?

It is not that the Middle East is quiet. It is just that this hemisphere is going through a wild period.

The real news is the actions of Mother Nature.

Hurricanes produce high winds. When they take place along coastlines,

Do Not Argue. Get Some Sleep.

September 8, 2017
Plain English Version
Do Not Argue. Get Some Sleep.

There is an old song that goes:

“Lucky, lucky, lucky me, I’m a lucky son of a gun, I work eight hours, I sleep eight hours, I have eight hours of fun.”

It is having eight hours of sleep that

Ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Admissions Program (DACA). The Dreamers' Program.

Dreams Become Nightmares

September 6, 2017
Plain English Version
Dreams Become Nightmares

Dreamers came to the U.S. as children with their parents. The parents were here without legal documents. President Obama said the Dreamers could stay and go to school and work.

President Trump has now said they cannot. There are about

On U.S. Labor Day, September 4, 2017

World News Roundup

September 4, 2017
Plain English Version
World News Roundup

Myanmar

The Rohingya are a Muslim community. They live in Myanmar where the majority religion is Buddhist. For many years the Rohingya have been subject to abuse by the Buddhist majority. Thousands have left for Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a majority …

America’s ‘Dreamers’ Face the End

August 30, 2017
Plain English Version
America’s ‘Dreamers’ Face the End

There are 800,000 Dreamers. Most of the Dreamers are the children of Mexican adults who crossed the border without papers. Or who overstayed their tourist or school visas.

President Obama signed an executive order. The order said these young people

Singapore: Where Languages Compete With One Another

August 28, 2017
Plain English Version
Singapore: Where Languages Compete With One Another

Singapore became a nation in 1965. The Prime Minister was Lee Kuan Yew. He spoke English. He rarely spoke Mandarin. He thought a person could master only one language.

Singapore is more than a thousand miles away from China.

More People Are Allergic to Peanuts, Why?

August 23, 2017
Plain English Version
More People Are Allergic to Peanuts, Why?

No one knows for sure how many people are allergic. Scientists only know that the number is growing at a rapid rate.

First, what is the name of the allergy? It is anaphylaxis. People who have it are anaphylactic.

You

What is Going On With Trump?

August 21, 2017
Plain English Version
What is Going On With Trump?

About ten days have passed since the march in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The march of neo-Nazis and white nationalists tell us something is going on in this country. Sure, the march was anti-black people. And it was anti-Jewish people. And it

A Good Story About America

August 16, 2017
Plain English Version
A Good Story About America

Most Americans agree on one thing. The merits of a person should be the most important quality. That is the road to success.

But it is not easy. Now comes a story out of the United States Military Academy.

Features

Eat Like You are Going in For Surgery

Prepare yourself for surgery. These are the same kind of things you can do to be healthy the year round....

Black People and the ‘Vegan Way’

Going vegan (becoming a vegetarian) is not news. That many black people are vegans is not news. But putting a...

Salt and High Blood Pressure are Partners

More Americans than ever have high blood pressure.

The link between salt (sodium) and hypertension (high...

Blood Pressure: Do You Need It?

Yes, you do. If you do not have blood pressure, it means you are dead. So we all need blood...

Archives

Dictionary
  • dictionary
  • English Dictionary

Double click on any word on the page or type a word:

Powered by dictionarist.com
Click to listen highlighted text!