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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Recent Stories

Fellow Eileen Finn Connects with Indian Culture through Art

Based in New Delhi, India, a bustling capital city where cows often wander shanty-lined streets, English Language Fellow Eileen Finn teaches at Ambedkar University. Discover Finn’s life as a Fellow as she attends traditional Indian art classes and develops English language capacity as an English for Academic Purposes instructor and teacher trainer.

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, 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 center and…

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