Feature Friday: Dasiel Alvarez

Dasiel Alvarez is a charismatic Intercambio student from Cuba with a genuine pride for his native country. The most surprising thing he discovered by coming to Intercambio classes was the following: “I realized that I could learn another language. I can speak English in the future.” As a result of his Intercambio classes, he has […]

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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: Jose

Jose is a teacher from Cuba who is taking classes with Intercambio in Lafayette. He thinks that taking classes is a vital process because communication is so necessary in everyday life, and it is difficult to rely on electronic translators. Jose also recognizes the importance of learning English in order to find work.   “The classes are very […]

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