Lebanon is a small, largely mountainous country in the Middle East, located at the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon is bordered by Syria to the north and east, and Israel to the south, with a narrow coastline along its western edge.
Torrington native teaches English to Syrian refugees in Lebanon
TORRINGTON >> City native Anna Driscoll recently spent months teaching English to refugees of the conflict in Syria. She returned home Lebanon with a clearer sense of reality beyond the headlines, and an appreciation for a common humanity. The work in ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:18:00 GMT
Greenwich families celebrate accomplishments through YMCA, Family Centers program
GREENWICH ? Last year, a teacher at New Lebanon School told Olga Illescas that her 6-year ... Illescas, who is originally from Ecuador, does not speak much English and cannot really help her son with his homework. When his teacher threatened holding ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:48:00 GMT
The Clooneys Casually Reveal They Have Taken a Yazidi Refugee Into Their Home
Phineas Rueckert is a writer at Global Citizen. He graduated from Macalester College with a degree in Political Science and International Studies, and spent the past year teaching English in Toulouse, France. He is originally from Brooklyn, New York.
Publ.Date : Thu, 07 Sep 2017 19:54:00 GMT
The boy who risked death to go to school
?My parents said in Lebanon ... (English as well as French), with structured tutoring and child-centered learning activities. To date, the IRC has reached more than 4,300 Syrian refugee children across the Bekka and Akkar. "I really like my teacher ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Sep 2017 06:48:00 GMT
She became part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program five years ago and is now a teacher at Sprague High ... fall at the former Waterloo School in Lebanon. Despite her practically nonexistent English skills, she immediately became a ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 10 Sep 2017 06:30:00 GMT
Goethe Institute: ICH LIEBE Lebanon
The new Media Lounge, which is located on the ground floor of the institute, has nearly 2000 media items such as books, films, journals, and news magazines that are available in German, English ... in Lebanon. ?Its goal is much more than teaching ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Sep 2017 06:37:00 GMT
Half A Million Syrian Refugee Children Still Not in School
?The teachers are exhausted from teaching two shifts ... Another problem is that the primary language of instruction in public schools in Lebanon is either English or French, while most Syrian children speak and understand only Arabic.
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Sep 2017 10:25:00 GMT
Refugees talk the tough road to the United States
He said he learned English in Lebanon, but it did not help much due to American slang ... Qayoum said she would tell him to grow up and teach him how to love and care for others. ?We are all human,? Qayoum said. Mashindora said he would try to ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:05:00 GMT
A Lebanese Journalist?s Journey to North Korea ? ?Leave These People in Peace?
Sen, for example, organized tours of the Zuchei Tower, Kim Il Sung Square and the largest sports stadium in the world ? while Ree, the interpreter, spoke to me about politics, the ?nuclear subject?, life in general and the conditions of Lebanon and ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 17 Sep 2017 01:00:00 GMT
Calum Henderson: Political leaders face the classroom
former teacher Marama Fox enjoyed an easy rapport - while others like ACT's David Seymour looked like they were putting the class to sleep with their more drawn-out explanations. Bill English appeared the most uneasy in front of the classroom, surprising ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Sep 2017 05:00:00 GMT