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Language Learning with Emojis


Our National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) alumni used emojis to teach us a few words in Mandarin Chinese.

American Abroad Student of the Month - February 2017

Ariadna started a debate team at her host school in Amman, Jordan and takes cooking classes with her host mother on the weekends.

American Abroad Student of the Month - January 2017

Cricket's generous and affable nature has made her a beloved member of her host community in Senegal.

American Abroad Student of the Month - December 2016

Tana is an enthusiastic and curious student who cares deeply about serving her new community in Bosnia and Herzegovina and fostering mutual understanding between the United States and her host county through cultural exchange.

American Abroad Student of the Month - October 2016

Although apprehensive at first about jumping into Chinese-only classes, Mackenzie embraced her experience and has taken advantage of resources such as her tutors and classmates.

American Abroad Student of the Month - April 2016

Elizabeth has become deeply connected with her host family and community in Ghana and has a keen interest in making traditional Batik fabric and learning traditional sewing techniques.

Peace Corps English Teacher

English teachers will teach English as a foreign language to students in their country of service, based on a particular program/job opening. This program is an English For All initiative.

Picturing America: An Exposition of Intercultural Exchange

The English Language Fellow Program partnered with high school students in Mexico to showcase American culture through a vibrant presentation of artwork.

American Abroad Student of the Month - February 2016

Matt’s commitment to immersing himself into his host community and his love for Bosnia are highlighted in press and TV interviews. Matt is learning to play a traditional instrument (the tamburica), participates in religious and social events and workshops, volunteers at the local soup kitchen, kindergarten, high school association, and the U.S. Embassy’s American Corner, and is learning how to make traditional dishes.

American Abroad Student of the Month - January 2016

Melita quickly integrated into her host community by reaching out to her Chinese classmates and made great strides in her language learning progress, even giving interviews about her experience in Chinese to local media.