영어를 같이 배웁시다!!!

Posted on March 31, 2015

영어를 같이 배웁시다!!! St. Mark의제2언어로서의 영어 (English as a Second Language – ESL) 학생들은 여러나라에서와서 다 함께 공부합니다. 물론, 우리가 미국식 영어와 문화에 초점을 맞추지만, 그것들을 배우면서도, 다른 나라의 재미있는 습관과 문화에 대해서도 배울 기회가 많습니다. 우리 강사들 중에서도 외국어를 할수 있는 사람이 많지만, 교실에서는 영어로만 가르쳐야합니다. 왜냐하면, 예를 들어서, 제가 한국말로 도와드린다면, 다른 나라의 […]

¿Por Qué Aprender el Inglés?

Posted on March 30, 2015

¡Para avanzar en su carrera!  Los empleadores prefieren empleados que sepan inglés.  Es una calificación importante en muchos campos.  Encontrar un buen puesto es más fácil si se habla y escribe el inglés bien. Hoy en dia, el inglés es la lengua universal del comercio, de las finanzas, y de las ciencias.  También es el […]

How to Learn a New Language – Part 3

Posted on March 29, 2015

As I mentioned in my last post, when you learn a new language, a lot of study is needed in order to become fluent.  You need to learn how to read, write, hear, and say thousands of words and a lot of grammar to glue those words together properly.  There is no way to avoid […]

Sharing Our Freedoms – The Path to Citizenship

Posted on March 27, 2015

Over the past few years, we’ve been privileged to help many of our citizenship students successfully reach their goal of US citizenship. St. Mark ESL will offer two forms of citizenship preparation for spring 2015: First, we will continue to offer Citizenship Tutoring to students who have submitted the Application for Naturalization (N-400). Citizenship tutors […]

How to Learn a New Language – Part 2

Posted on March 25, 2015

When you learn a new language, a lot of study is needed in order to become fluent.  You need to learn how to read, write, hear, and say thousands of words and a lot of grammar to glue those words together properly.  There is no way to avoid studying, but there are many different ways […]

How to Learn a New Language

Posted on March 23, 2015

Many of the instructors that serve in our English education program at St. Mark are also speakers of languages they learned as second or third languages.  We have speakers of Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Portuguese, French, Kirbati, Haitian Creole, Italian, German, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Japanese, Tagalog, and Ukrainian!  Ed Mize, who teaches Intermediate 1 to our ESL […]

Writing Students Blog

Posted on March 19, 2015

In spite of the challenging winter, our inaugural writing class got off to a great start. Eighteen of our Intermediate 3, Advanced 1, and Advanced 2 students were dually enrolled in the 45-minute writing class which covered the grammar, vocabulary, and organization necessary to write letters, reports, and other documents. The new media topic of […]

What’s New for St. Mark ESL in 2015?

Posted on March 2, 2015

Because of some wintry weather, we got off to a slow start in January, but our classes are now underway with a wonderful group of students and volunteers. And we have exciting new plans for 2015! First, we have added a new writing class as an option for our enrolled Intermediate 3, Advanced 1, and […]