Category Archives: Immigration and Multiculturalism

Teaching English Abroad: Advice for Teachers and Lessons Learned at Washington English Center by Devin Foil

Former Volunteer Devin Foil sharing Thanksgiving with his Chinese students I teach English at in the little town of Pengshan, China. Whether or not my students are English majors, keeping them engaged is the priority and the challenge. The hands-on experience … Continue reading

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Immigrants Are Changing the Face of Rural America: One Town’s Story

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Asian Students at Language ETC

My Advanced class last night was interested in the recent news that Asian immigration has now outpaced Hispanic immigration to the US. More Asians than Hispanics are arriving, reversing decades-long trends. Between 2000 and 2010, the Hispanic percentage of the … Continue reading

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Language ETC and the Peace Corps: A Long and Strong Connection

Fellow volunteers: need a break from the present perfect progressive? Want to see Lee Griffith, our famously clean-cut weekend volunteer coordinator, with shaggy hippie hair and pig blood makeup on his face?

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English and More: Services for Immigrants in the DC Area

DC has a huge immigrant community, and we’re lucky to have a number of dedicated organizations offering services to newcomers. Of course, Language ETC is special. We serve the entire metropolitan area; we offer a large and vibrant ESL program; … Continue reading

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