Projects and Stories

English Language Fellows support U.S. Department of State public diplomacy initiatives to increase mutual understanding between the United States and other countries. They share expertise in American English and culture with local teachers and students while participating in and discovering the culture and customs of their host country. Browse sample projects or read stories from Fellows in the field to learn more about the experience.

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Locations around the world that ELP Works

Recent Stories

Fellow Francisco Resto Reaching Out Across Borders in Ukraine

Everyone is up and moving about when English Language Fellow Francisco Resto is leading class in Ukraine. Student-centered learning means that students are engaged kinesthetically, auditorily, and visually in the classroom. And the mind is kept equally active. Resto sometimes uses the ‘Sherlock Holmes Method to Teaching ESL,’ incorporating an educational mystery game that boosts…

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