My Teachers Really Helped Me During the Quarantine Order

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September 8th was declared international literacy day by UNESCO in 1996, to remind the public of the importance of literacy education for individuals and the society as a whole. This year, International Literacy Day focuses on “Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID-19 crisis and beyond,” and we especially would like to address the stark disadvantages our community faces during this …

Insight from an LCNV Teacher: How LCNV Enhances Reading as a Family Activity

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Earlier this month we celebrated International Book Lovers’ Day on August 9, a day dedicated to reading and literature. In LCNV classrooms, teachers always put a strong emphasis on the importance of books and the habit of reading, as it is not only an integral part for literacy development, but also opens doors towards independent learning and enjoyment. Especially in …

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 …