The World Needs Love Now

Hi Everyone, Yesterday we tackled the question of “What’s going on in the world?” and “What does the world need now?” We took some time to think about these questions and then you all came up with some great ideas and suggestions. We watched this recent video made to raise money for the Orlando shooting…

30 Days

Hi Everyone, How ya doin? Whatsup? Whattaya doin after class? I’m gonna hang out with some friends and then I gotta bounce. Goin to the Cape for the weekend. Later. Well, one of the more challenging things about learning and communicating in English is that native speakers use lots of slang and abbreviated words in conversation. Like…

Telling Crazy Stories

Hi Everyone, Well, today we were in our new classroom!! It’s bright and beautiful, but we have a few things to work out over the next few weeks. The rooms are smaller so we will have two volunteers in two separate classrooms to accommodate you all. Thanks for being patient as we get used to our new…

Stereotypes

Hi Everyone, Happy Fourth of July!! Today we discussed stereotypes, which we agreed are ideas, thoughts, and beliefs that we hold, that are oversimplified, about a particular type of person or thing. There are lots of types of stereotypes, such as, cultural, racial, gender, sexual, religious, and groups of individuals. We discussed some examples of these and…