Let Jennifer Lacano’s stories of life as an English Language Fellow in Turkey take you to the Aegean Sea, for a Turkish breakfast, and inside the classrooms of Izmir.
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“I’m excited about the club because I want read English books. I do not have in my home,” one seventh grader in
Prizren, Kosovo told English Language Fellow Brooke Leach Grable. Grable had a solution for him.
English Language Fellow Explores International Cultural Identity with Members of Women’s Cultural and Charitable Society in Turkey
English Language Fellow Melissa Van De Wege facilitated a discussion about cultural identity with women from the English conversation club of the Turkish-American and International Women’s Cultural and Charitable Society (TAIWCCS) in Ankara, Turkey this week.
English Language Fellow Allison Pickering recently helped facilitate an unprecedented English-training event in Estonia. For the first time ever, the Estonian vocational-school English teachers came together for two days of presentations and workshops designed specifically for them.
English Language Fellow Melissa Van De Wege gave an interactive presentation about the United States to students at Bahcesehir Koleji, a private K-12 school. It was the conclusion to a week-long learning series about U.S. Topics, which included American geography, food, pop culture, history, and the English language.
“This is my first poem in English!” raved one Belgrade student. That accomplishment was the result of the 2018 winter intensive camp for Access, a program, sponsored by the Department of State, providing English-language education for underprivileged youth in over 85 countries. English Language Fellow Jean Linehan is such a believer in the program that she traveled to four Serbian cities in four days to visit each and every Access group in Serbia.