The Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) program, in addition to improving the language skills of young Americans over the past ten years, has resulted in a better understanding of the best practices for teaching foreign languages at host country institutions.
As we celebrate our four-year wedding anniversary and 10 months of living in Nicaragua, we thought we’d share why serving as a Peace Corps couple is super tuani (the Nicaraguan equivalent of cool/awesome).
The English language learning needs of Hidalgo’s population are unique in that most of their graduates will never travel to the U.S. or other English-speaking countries; however, English will more than likely play an important role in their futures.
Peace Corps volunteer starts a pen pal project between an elementary school in The Gambia and various classes in the States. Despite technical difficulties, she quickly saw the motivation that the pen pals project inspired in the students and teachers at her school.
As Peace Corps Volunteers, we do not live above those we serve; we work with our community members to establish good rapport and a mutual sense of respect.
Peace Corps Ethiopia has more than 200 Volunteers engaged in three sectors: education, health and environment.