“English will help you, so you should learn English any time you can.”

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For non-English speakers, learning English can give them the keys to educational and economic opportunities. Read Nora’s article and see how improving English has helped her to be more confident and independent: “English helps me have a good life. When I moved to the USA, all things were new. Language was the biggest barrier for me. I couldn’t get a …

Hong’s Diligence

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Hong is one of our many diligent students. Starting to learn in a later stage in life, Hong found English to be very difficult at first. However, nothing can stop her – with her hard work, her English improved day by day. At LCNV, we are thrilled to see her growth. “English helps me with a lot of things in …

Gaaley’s Story

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Every day, we teach hundreds of students at LCNV – all with their unique background and stories. However, all these students come to our classes for one reason, to learn English – so that they can improve their lives, and become self-dependent. English literacy is an integral skill to survive and strive in this country, it is crucial to the …

How Can Learning English Change Your Life?

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How can learning English change your life? In the essay below, Elsa reflects on positive changes in her life after her English improved. “Learning English is very important to me because I’m a very independent person and if I don’t speak English, I can’t do the most important things daily. I also enjoy making conversation with people, so it is …

Happy 2020!

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Happy New Year! We hope you have had a wonderful holiday with your loved ones. Do you have any resolutions for 2020? At the beginning of a new year, we would like to share Kit’s determination with you. We hope his empowering words will encourage you to achieve your goals and may all your dreams come true in 2020! “I …