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Alumni Spotlight: Asya Ozkizilcik

When she first came to the United States from Turkey, Asya was planning to stay for only six months. She wanted to improve her English but didn’t have a lot of time, so she needed to find a program that would give her the basics of the language quickly. 447 more words

Intensive English

My first month with VIPKiD

Hi, everyone… It’s been a busy month or so. I thought I’d drop in and give you all an update.

Well… the first few weeks went great with VIPKid. 475 more words

VIPkid Tutoring

The Colon and the Dash

Has the colon and the dash often confused you? When and how should you use them? Here’s a quick writing tip on exactly that, from… 23 more words


LGSD program for students learning English gets a boost

The La Grande School District is set to receive a boost from the state that will help students from different cultures shine.

The Oregon Department of Education has awarded a $45,000 grant to the school district for its English Language Learners program, which serves students for whom English is their second language. 10 more words

Dept. Of Education

What Summer Smells Like

One of the things I do moderately well as an ESL teacher is monitor. While the students are talking in groups, or pairs, I can usually pick out their errors over the din of the crowd.  354 more words

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