ESOL is English for speakers of other languages.
The Literacy Volunteer groups bring people together to provide free, confidential and individualized literacy tutoring to adults. With improved literacy skills, and the confidence that comes with them, people are able to lead a better life for themselves, their families and their communities.
The entries on this page are about my experiences as a first year tutor. The trials and tribulations as well as the laughter and humor. My purpose is to convey the human side of learning a new language. It is something I admire and desire for my own trip abroad one day. The students have started on their dreams – and are helping to form mine.
Practice your own literacy and read the entries, starting with
Lesson 1 on January 23, 2015
The series can be read in date order by scrolling to the bottom.