Solidarity: Creating Connections to Uplift Communities

Intercambio stands in solidarity with the Black community against racial discrimination, violence, and injustice.  The fight against racism is inextricably linked with  our efforts to create safe and uplifting communities and bonds for immigrants and refugees.  We have seen how racism and systemic oppression unjustly impact our immigrant students, and how COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted […]

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Teacher Tip – working on pronunciation

English pronunciation can be very confusing. What we write and how we pronounce often seem completely different. This makes our adult students hesitant to speak. Your goal as a teacher is to help your students speak so that they can understood–it’s ok if they have an accent. Here are a couple of ideas to help […]

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Feature Friday: Alejandro

Alejandro is an extremely lively and outgoing Intercambio student taking classes in Longmont. At Intercambio, Alejandro appreciates the breadth of countries that are all represented in one space. From his interactions with students from places such as China and Libya, he finds he consistently enjoys the community and the friendships that accompany it.   Alejandro […]

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Feature Friday: Lupe Gutierrez

Lupe is a vivacious Intercambio student who loves to dance and socialize. She explains, “When I didn’t speak English, I despaired, because I like to be sociable, and talk to everyone… I would always ask my son,’what did they tell me?’…I always wanted to know everything, and how to answer.”   Intercambio classes have given […]

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Feature Friday: Rogelio Sosa

  Rogelio is an area monitor at his company, making him responsible for managing inspections and the needs of his employees. He is harnessing skills learned in his Intercambio classes to better respond to the emails he receives from customers. He is especially focused on improving his use of the different tenses. Improving his written English will be […]

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Feature Friday: Zonia Palacios

Zonia is a hardworking Intercambio student from El Salvador who has just completed Level 6A in her second term with the program. In her class, she and the other student often act out various scenarios such as salesperson and customer at a store, and enjoy laughing at their pronunciation mistakes.   Zonia is very proud of […]

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Student writing tool

Make Belief Comics has just launched a new free product It’s a fill in book of cartoons, which students can fill in directly on their computer screen. this is a great option for a writing activity. http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/_downloads/eBooks/Make-Beliefs-Comix-Fill-Ins.pdf

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