Thursday, August 01, 2013

Mobile Classroom Brings English Lessons to Immigrants

This converted delivery truck brings an ESL-to-GO program to refugees and immigrants who cannot get to the usual classrooms to go to ESL class.    - - Donna Poisl

by Mike Osborne

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE — On a recent Saturday morning in Nashville, Tennessee, students gathered at the Foreign Language Institute for English-as-a-second-language (ESL) instruction.

The students are fortunate. Their English language skills are already quite advanced. Some have a driver’s license and car, others have a friend or family member who can drive them to class.

That’s fortunate because the building where the Institute is located is in a typical American business park; it isn’t designed for pedestrians and there are no sidewalks.
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