Lesson of the Week: Gender Issues and Inequality in the United States

Lesson of the Week: Gender Issues and Inequality in the United States

Gender Issues and Inequality in the United States by Pria Mahadevan & Angie Corchado (Brazil ETAs) March is Women’s History Month, and keeping with the theme started with last week’s LotW by South Korea ETA Jessica Chamorro, we’re featuring another lesson based around societal concepts of gender. “Gender Issues and…

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Lesson of the Week: Hamilton-Rapping the Revolution

Lesson of the Week: Hamilton-Rapping the Revolution

Hamilton-Rapping the Revolution by Chris Mazzacane (Argentina ETA) This lesson combines Broadway music with American history. Using ‘Hamilton’ the musical, Chris Mazzacane teaches university students about the American Revolution in Jujuy, Argentina.  Hamilton is an award-winning musical that incorporates rap and hip-hop to explore the life of American Founding Father Alexander…

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Lesson of the Week: College Essay writing-Application

College Essay Writing-Application by Tiarra Clarkston (Argentina, ETA) Many students study English with the goal of attending an American university.  Mastering grammar and vocabulary is only part of communication.  Students need to learn the cultural norms in writing and use their knowledge of the language appropriately especially in a university…

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Lesson of the Week: Immigration in the United States

Lesson of the Week: Immigration in the United States

Immigration in the United States by Ashley Bryant (Brazil ETA) It’s mid-March, and we’re now only a few days away from St. Patrick’s Day—a holiday during which many Americans celebrate their Irish ancestors. More than 30 million Americans identify themselves as having Irish heritage, a large figure which can still…

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Lesson of the Week: Letter from Birmingham Jail

Lesson of the Week: Letter from Birmingham Jail

Letter from Birmingham Jail by Connor Cunningham February is Black History Month in the US, an important time of year to honor the contributions of black Americans to society, remember the sacrifices of those involved in the Civil Rights Movement, and remind us that although progress has been made since…

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