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
The English language can be confusing, especially to foreigners who are learning it. The following curious anecdote has a good illustration regarding this, and it also contains an ingenious collection of words:
A Frenchman, while looking at a number of vessels, exclaimed, ‘See what a flock of ships!’ He was told that a flock of ships was called a fleet, but that a fleet of sheep was called a flock. To assist him in mastering the intricacies of the English language, he was told that a flock of girls was called a bevy, that a bevy of wolves is called a pack, but that a pack of cards is never called a bevy, though a pack of thieves is called a gang, and a gang of angels is called a host, while a host of porpoises is termed a shoal. He was told that a host of oxen is termed…
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Losing a tooth can be a scary experience, so it’s no surprise that parents throughout history have created rituals to celebrate this rite of passage. In the United States, children who leave a newly lost tooth under their pillow know to expect a nocturnal visit from the Tooth Fairy, who might leave a shiny quarter,… Continue reading Tooth Fairy (American Traditions) – Audio Lesson
Come, be a part of the movement! Volunteer with us and help us change lives https://youtu.be/tr3m2_xXIGI Volunteer Orientation on 21st July, 2018 from 10. AM - 1. PM @540 Valley Way, Milpitas, California RSVP: https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2432017.jsp
Vision Literacy is a literal melting pot of cultures and peoples. Each day Vision Literacy brings together people from around the world to teach and to learn.
At the end of every session, Vision Literacy organizes a get together with potluck dinner, games, raffle and lots of fun
Low literacy is a global crisis that affects all of us. That's why it's so important to understand the issues and confront the facts head on. Only then can we can stand together to fight for change.