Tag Archives: language empowerment

Empowerment through language

A short but interesting interview with a Brazilian teacher of English in Rio de Janeiro can be found here. One of the most important things he does is to empower his students through teaching a new language: What have you learned? It’s not just a language that we teachers teach in a school. Teaching is(…)

New York’s linguistic diversity

New York City has always been an incredibly diverse place – people have been attracted to its charms and promise since the 19th Century. Ellis Island saw people from all over the world pass through it, and their descendents now make New York a cultural melting pot. This interesting article in the New York Times(…)