Monthly Archives: January 2012

Interview with Mercedes Lemp, Director of Language ETC

Since last July, Language ETC has had a new director, Mercedes Lemp. Actually, though, she isn’t really new: in fact, we’re welcoming back an old friend who knows the organization well. Mercedes was LETC’s second director, from 2002 to 2006. … Continue reading

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Student Persistence in Adult ESL: The Continuing Challenge

By Cathy Sunshine Where did all my students go? I’ve often asked myself that, wondering why a class that had 18 or 20 students at its highest point has dwindled, by late in the term, to 12 people coming regularly … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Winter 2012 Term

On January 7, Language ETC welcomed volunteers to the Winter 2012 term with an orientation and a training workshop. The workshop, on teaching pronunciation, was led by Kathryn McDonnell, a former LETC volunteer with a master’s in TESOL who now … Continue reading

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