Learners from Columbia Middle School put together a Halloween show at the Columbia Middle School, highlighting their perspective of the American tradition. Noemi Lovera and Priyam Goyal, tutors with Vision Literacy, scripted and directed skits that spoke about Trick-or-Treat, Jack-o-Lantern and the Irish legends associated with Halloween. They also prepared a little Halloween quiz for… Continue reading Halloween Show by Learners at Columbia Middle School
Daisy Sun “I have been working with my tutor for four years. Before I met my tutor, my English was limited. After I met my tutor, I started to feel more comfortable speaking and understanding. I took the Milpitas School District tests and then I got a job as a cashier in the school cafeteria.… Continue reading Daisy Sun Gets A Full-Time Job
Zulma continues to attend the ESL classes and is very proud of the progress that she is making. Her daughter is very proud of her, also. They are also very thankful for the childcare that is offered during these classes. Zulma would not have been able to attend so many classes without this assistance.
Sometimes goals are simple. Sometimes all a learner wants to do is be able to give his/her child a good future. Sometimes, all a learner wants is to be a good influence. Every time, we want to help them succeed in their goals. During our Goal setting session, Satya from India shared that she just wants to be a… Continue reading Simple Goals – Satya Wants To Be A Positive Influence
Yolanda visiting for 6-months from Brazil, enrolled at Vision Literacy to improve her English while in the U.S. Yolanda loves to travel. She says, "my tutor introduced me to some very good travel books and now I am reading about things I love"
Sasikan adds, “Thank you Barbara Blake to give me a chance to practice English. Moreover, I have learnt many things from you, especially American culture. I really appreciate your kindness.”
One of our tutors, Priyam, recently had an incredible moment with one of her learners that really reflects the kind of improvement that Vision Literacy strives to see in our students.
There is no age bar to learn & improve yourself, and Huixing is the perfect example.
I am Sandeep Kaur from New Delhi, India. I moved to California 3 years back. I currently work as an Office Administrator in a logistics company. I want to improve my English speaking, writing and reading skills so that I can do better at work. I had been researching ESL courses and even tried a… Continue reading Sandeep Finds Her Confidence
Very few people think twice about crossword puzzles, and fewer still feel earnest excitement at the prospect of completing one. According to Vision Literacy student Shazia Baig, we are all missing out.