Regularly reading in English is one of the best ways of improving your level in the language. It not only improves your knowledge of vocabulary and grammatical structures in English, but the more times you see words/phrases and grammatical structures being used, the more likely you will both understand and use them yourself.

Below is a link to an article called 'Movement to rename 'Columbus Day' to 'Indigenous People's Day' gains momentum' which is right for people with an intermediate level of English.

Before you read the article, I recommend that you read the below 'Article summary'. Knowing what the article is about will make it both quicker and easier to read.

Article summary:

This article talks about the controversy in the United States about the federal/bank holiday 'Columbus Day' (named after the European explorer who discovered and started the colonisation of the Americas). It explains why some people don't celebrate the day and want its name to be changed.

Type of vocabulary used: Society, History