Agency assists new English learners
The Arlington Advocate
As more immigrants arrive daily to the United States, one of the most daunting tasks they face is becoming proficient in the English language.
Winchester Star Winchester's English at Large volunteers provides valuable service to immigrant population
You may notice them, a couple of people in a corner of the library or as regulars at a local coffee shop. They'll be completely absorbed in conversation inquisitively exploring some aspect of American history and culture. From time to time the faces change, but the quest is the same: one of them is there to teach English and the other is learning it.
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At first glance, those who are homeless do not seem to share a frame of reference with immigrants, especially those adults who cannot speak or understand English. But in fact they have in common the experience of being voiceless and marginalized.
Immigrants who are struggling to learn English feel alienated when they cannot share their thoughts with others, frustrated when they cannot express themselves, and powerless to change their situation...
English At Large featured in Lexington's Colonial Times magazine
Jianping "Jimmy" Wu calls it his "American Dream." Jimmy is from Lexington where he lives with his wife. Together they care for their grandson who is now at Lexington High School. Jimmy works with his tutor Gary Fallick, also of Lexington each week on his English language skills, but truth be told they are more like friends than learner & teacher.
- Volunteer named Massachusetts Literacy Champion
- English At Large Founder Honored by Bank of America
- Nord Family Foundation Selects English At Large for an Award
- J.Ferm, LLC, Sponsors an English Conversation Group
- Robbins Library in Arlington to Partner with English At Large
- 2007 Annual Awards Presented
- New English At Large Board Member from Acton
- English At Large and Orchard House Celebrate a Legacy of Literacy
- EMLC is now English At Large
- 2006 Annual Celebration a Success
- Mini-Grant from American Medical Association
- EMLC Elects Six New Board Members
- ProLiteracy and Verizon Grant Award
- 35th Anniversary Celebration