Way to Go, LCNV Community!

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Dear LCNV Community, What a strange time the last few months have been! With the development of COVID-19, LCNV transformed all of our classes to online platforms and successfully completed our teaching and learning during the spring semester. As pleased as we have been by the effectiveness of this new teaching method, we are more touched by the dedication, devotion, and …

“I Won’t Give Up”

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Yeon has been a student with LCNV for  some  time, and we are delighted to see her improve day by day. Read her essay on her journey learning English below: “I moved to the US the 27th of August, 2018. When I arrived, I couldn’t speak English. I was afraid to live in America. I found a place to learn …

“English Opens a New World for Me”

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Bin has always been a very diligent student here at  LCNV. With a very positive and tenacious attitude, his English has improved steadily. Through learning English we are happy  that Bin is now  able to have more interaction in his neighborhood, and does not feel so secluded  anymore! Read Bin’s essay below: “My name is Bin and I was 63 …

“My Life Has Become a New Idea”

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English opens doors to jobs, more learning opportunities, and accessibility; but most importantly, with the ability of speaking English, our students are able to communicate and become a more integral part of the community. From Junseok’s article, we can see his passion to learn about new cultures and his excitement of the connections English has brought him: “My English class …

“By learning English I can be Involved in My Community”

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Language barriers can be limiting for a person to maintain independence. It can also fuel feelings of insecurity and impact the development of social relations. With that in mind, LCNV’s English classes are not just aimed at teaching students the grammar and vocabulary they need, but also establishes class interactions with real life examples to prepare students for  actual interactions. …