A Taste of Literacy

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A Taste of Literacy fundraising breakfast will inspire guests as they discover the efforts of LCNV to promote literacy in Northern Virginia and hear accounts of the challenges faced by families and adults who are not able to read, write or speak in English. Be our guest as you enjoy a delicious breakfast, get the chance to win fun prizes, and …

Cesar’s Story

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“Learning English helps me talk to my friends,” says LCNV learner Cesar. As a member of the LCNV community, Cesar has learned how to speak more confidently and effectively. If you or someone you know needs to improve their spoken English, stop by one of LCNV’s FREE conversation classes at the Meadows of Chantilly on Tuesday and Thursday nights and …

“The Language of Science”

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LCNV’s learners come from many different academic and professional backgrounds; they are architects and poets; salespeople and scientists. LCNV learner Akbal had a 30-year career in his home country, where he spoke Arabic. When he came to the United States, he knew he had to learn English to continue his professional and personal pursuits. Now, Akbal is learning English to …

Antonio’s Story

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English can help people achieve their dreams in the United States. LCNV learner Antonio is able to communicate better with his colleagues, speak with his neighbors, and help his daughter in school, all thanks to his decision and love of learning English. Read his story below, and don’t forget that February 9 is your last chance to sign up for …

“An International Language”

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Why learn English with LCNV? In the words of LCNV learner Fatima, English is “an international language”. There are still spaces left for LCNV’s upcoming English classes, be sure to visit lcnv.org/learn to find out where to sign up this week, or call 703-237-0866 for more information. “I learn English because it’s an international language and also we can use English and …