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Parents who don’t speak English can struggle with their children’s distance learning at home | Echo Press

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Though school districts used the summer to prepare for learning in school and at home, the situation is still difficult for immigrant parents who are still learning English. Even if they understand some English, it may not be enough to understand their children’s schoolwork. At a gathering of Somali-American parents recently in Willmar, Minn., many voiced frustration with overseeing education at home. For Tahir Abdile, who has lived in Willmar seven years, having four children going to school at home is difficult. He has a strong Internet connection, so that wasn’t a problem, he said. “One of the challenges with […]

Parents who don’t speak English can struggle with their children’s distance learning at home | The Globe

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Though school districts used the summer to prepare for learning in school and at home, the situation is still difficult for immigrant parents who are still learning English. Even if they understand some English, it may not be enough to understand their children’s schoolwork. At a gathering of Somali-American parents recently in Willmar, Minn., many voiced frustration with overseeing education at home. For Tahir Abdile, who has lived in Willmar seven years, having four children going to school at home is difficult. He has a strong Internet connection, so that wasn’t a problem, he said. “One of the challenges with […]

We Only Speak English Here – Grapeshot Online

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My grandma is the coolest Turkish-Australian you will ever meet. Whenever I visit her, she serves Turkish tea with Aussie lamingtons on the side. She mixes broken English into her Turkish sentences to try and impress us, to show us how far she has come. My cousins and I like to poke fun at her pronunciations and she laughs along. My favourite thing is when she texts me “I love you”, spelling it as “Aylavu”. I always reply with an “Aylavu too”. I would rather not correct her spelling because I think it’s cute and that’s our little thing. I’d […]

Parents who don’t speak English can struggle with their children’s distance learning at home | INFORUM

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Though school districts used the summer to prepare for learning in school and at home, the situation is still difficult for immigrant parents who are still learning English. Even if they understand some English, it may not be enough to understand their children’s schoolwork. At a gathering of Somali-American parents recently in Willmar, Minn., many voiced frustration with overseeing education at home. For Tahir Abdile, who has lived in Willmar seven years, having four children going to school at home is difficult. He has a strong Internet connection, so that wasn’t a problem, he said. “One of the challenges with […]

New Year Resolution : Free! Learn to Speak English! – Quotes Time | Extensive collection of famous quotes by authors, celebrities, newsmakers & more

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QUOTATION – Image : Quotes Of the day – Life Quote My New Year’s Resolution is to learn English for free! Here are 10 New Year’s Resolutions for English Language Students. Sharing is Caring This content was originally published here.

Why Study Spanish in Buenos Aires with Mente Argentina – Susan, Canada | Mente Argentina Blog

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Susan from Canada joined us in 2019 or our University Spanish Program. Here is her story… 15 years ago I made the decision to go back to university (I was 33 years old) to complete my Education degree.  I was ready to learn all I could about global economic, political and social issues.  I also loved hearing about history, languages and cultures, so I majored in Social Studies and chose Spanish as a minor.  I fell in love with the Spanish language and worked hard in my classes.  By the time I enrolled in a 300 level Spanish course however, […]

Choosing where to learn Spanish in Spain – Bond & Thomas

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Deciding on Salamanca, two hours west of Madrid and 50 miles from Portugal Both Sean and I studied Spanish for several years, but we still don’t feel quite adequate when it comes to holding conversations or listening to native speakers chat at their normal pace. Since we knew we’d be back in Europe this autumn, we agreed that living in Spain for a month would do wonders for our ability to focus on improving our language comprehension and speaking ability. Why did we choose Salamanca? Once we decided to spend the month of November in Spain to improve our Spanish, […]

7 Best Apps to Learn Spanish in 2021

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Learning a new language takes a lot of time and effort. Luckily, smartphones come in handy and make the process a lot faster and less stressful. Whether you’re heading to work or waiting for your friend in the cafe, is a useful way to enhance your skills quickly and efficiently. Interested in learning Spanish? The good news is that there are a lot of tools and apps you can try. From language apps to and to educational platforms like Preply where you can and get real-world experience with a Spanish language speaking tutor — there are tons of learning resources […]

Learn English with Netflix: 10 Series We Love

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Brenda de Jong-Pauley Amsterdam, 29 December 2020 Would you like to test your English level free online? Or would you prefer our unique, free online test of business English idiom? Be sure to scroll to the bottom for your holiday present – a “3 hours for the price of 2” lesson offer. –––––––––––– Learn English with Netflix (and popcorn) – 10 Series We Love Everyone loves watching movies and series. and in these long days of lockdown, entertainment is a lifeline – an escape from the boredom of being at home almost 24/7. Fortunately, many of us have Netflix, which […]

Radio Host ‘Karen’ Attacks Workers, ‘It’s America, Speak English’ – Newsedgepoint

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Radio Host ‘Karen’ Attacks Workers, ‘It’s America, Speak English’ A radio host in New Hampshire went on a vile, racist tirade against a group of workers doing their job, because they dared to speak Spanish. Waiting for your permission to load the Instagram Media. It’s almost unbelievable … Diana Ploss saw the workers who were doing landscaping in downtown Nashua, and she just went nuts, screaming, “It’s America. Speak English!” Her ignorance is breathtaking … she assumes they’re working for the State of New Hampshire, as if that would justify her comments. For the record, there’s no law in New […]