Learning English brings changes to Ana’s life. By learning English, she can share her culture and give her opinion. Moreover, learning English at LCNV improved her speaking ability, enabling her to make important decisions, and communicate with others. She is not worried about going to get groceries because she can communicate verbally with others. Being a student at LCNV allowed her to make new friends and be involved in conversations.
“By learning English, I can state my opinions, share my traditions, make important decisions, and communicate with others. I can pay my bills. I became a citizen. I can participate in voting. Since I began English class, I’ve made new friends. I can be involved in conversations. When I came to the U.S., no one could understand me. Today, I speak a little. I am learning to write and read.”