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Storytelling as an English Lesson

Friday, September 16, 2011 - 11:44 AM

eslpic-410x289Story Studio One child's drawing to illustrate his immigrant experience.

Sharing personal stories helps some middle school students learn English as their second -- or third or fourth -- language, even when the stories expose hardships endured by the new immigrant students and their families.

Story Studio, an innovative English as a Second Language program that is in five city middle schools, has been capturing those stories. Some of them are available now at Feet in Two Worlds.

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