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Final Reflection

June 1st, 2011 by Anna Cibils · No Comments · Uncategorized

I learned a lot from teaching ESL with IWP. I did not have any experience teaching adults or ESL, so the thought of it was a little intimidating at first. Since I am originally from Argentina and speak Spanish fluently I felt that would definitely help me to connect with my students. My favorite part [...]

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ESL summary

June 1st, 2011 by Anna Cibils · No Comments · Uncategorized

Days taught:
2/20: Meredith taught, and I mostly observed. The lesson plan was “Love and Relationships”. The two women who were regular students had expressed to Meredith that they had been in abusive relationships in the past. In this class they were taught basic vocabulary to describe relationships, such as “single” “married” “love” “respect” “husband” “wife”, [...]

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2nd Article

May 10th, 2011 by Anna Cibils · No Comments · Uncategorized

While revisiting the NY Times site to take a look at the article from my last post I found another article on the front page!
In our last class we spoke of how Obama has yet to take a firm standing on immigration issues, as well as even address the controversies with lawmaking occurring across the [...]

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Interesting Immigration Article

May 10th, 2011 by Anna Cibils · No Comments · Uncategorized

Unfortunately I haven’t gotten the opportunity to teach ESL in the past 3 weeks because of Easter and various other complications, so I don’t have much to share regarding lesson plans. However, I recently found an interesting article in the New York Times regarding Florida’s stance on the passing of an Arizona-like law. While reading [...]

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ESL 4/10 and 4/17

April 22nd, 2011 by Anna Cibils · No Comments · Uncategorized

I teach ESL at Norwalk, which is a town that is about 30 minutes from Oberlin. Our class has 3 women in it that attend pretty consistently. I’ve really been enjoying the experience and more recently it feels like the students have been getting more out of the class. Typically we address a specific topic [...]

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Hello world!

February 22nd, 2011 by Anna Cibils · No Comments · Uncategorized

Welcome to your blog. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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