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 Fellow project descriptions for the upcoming academic year 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 Katrina Schmidt Shares Stories of Training English Teachers in Mexico

Based in Tijuana, Mexico, one of the most visited border cities across the globe, English Language Fellow Katrina Schmidt trains English teachers. More than 50 million people cross the border between California and Mexico every year through Tijuana. Follow Schmidt’s fellowship journey as she increases English teaching capacity and mutual understanding in a growing international…

Dani Francuz Rose’s Life as an English Language Fellow in China

English Language Fellow Dani Francuz Rose teaches junior-level university courses to English majors at Anhui University in Hefei, China. Discover Dani’s story of building intercultural connections and professional learning communities and learn how she is making a sustainable impact on increasing English language proficiency across the Anhui Province.

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