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Teaching English, Part 2

Ok, so this little idea is quickly growing larger.  This originated with me talking to some San Clemente residents and they expressed the desire to learn English while I was expressing my want to learn Spanish.  My mother and I started a small class for English.  She has experience with teaching english while I only have experience teaching firefighting skills.  Gerri graciously joined up with us and we felt like we had a hope of being able to pull this off.

As I got to the classroom early for the second class, all the students were gathered around practicing with each other.

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John and Mary offered to help us out with this class.  After class, I found out that John and Mary want to teach an entirely separate class.  Enough interest was expressed about our class, that a second class has emerged after only 2 weeks of the first class.  I will help with the logistics and setting up of the class, Libby and Gerri will create the material, and John and Mary will follow this formula and teach a separate class.  A huge THANK YOU to John and Mary (http://livingitupinecuador.wordpress.com)  for offering their time to help out!  With their varied artistic talents, these 2 classes are shaping up to be a ton of fun for all involved.

Photo credit to John MacDonald:

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I have no intentions to make this large, we will see where it goes.  I am not trying to teach the world english, just giving back a little bit to a community that has allowed me to be amongst them.

More updates to come.

Figuring it out…

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