Brushing Up on Your Religious Literacy With a Free Online Class

27/02/2017

Harvard Launches Free Online Class To Promote Religious Literacy http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/harvard-world-religions-online-class_us_56c76b55e4b041136f16dd0a?


German Books for English Learners

27/02/2017

See some examples here: http://www.thegermanproject.com/stories


Video: 10 Surprising Ways To Offend People In Other Countries

24/02/2017

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Resources: French children’s stories

24/02/2017

Find some good titles here at http://www.thefrenchexperiment.com/stories

 


What do US Latinos Think About Latino Issues in the USA? Pew Research Center:

24/02/2017

source: http://us1.campaign-archive1.com/?u=434f5d1199912232d416897e4&id=3e22d793ec&e=8d17063fc5

February 24, 2017

Latinos and the new Trump administration

Hispanics are divided about their place in America after Trump’s election. A growing share says the situation of U.S. Latinos is worsening, and about half worry they or someone they know might be deported.


20 metro areas are home to six-in-ten unauthorized immigrants in U.S.

Most of the United States’ 11.1 million unauthorized immigrants live in just 20 major metropolitan areas, with the largest populations in New York, Los Angeles and Houston.


How Hispanic police officers view their jobs

Overall, Hispanic officers hold views similar to those of white officers on a variety of issues related to recent high-profile incidents between blacks and police. But when it comes to working with federal authorities on enforcing immigration laws, the views of Hispanic officers align more closely with those of black officers.


National identity: What it takes to truly be ‘one of us’

Debates over what it means to be a “true” American, Australian, German or other nationality have often highlighted the importance of a person being born in a particular country. But a survey finds that people generally place a relatively low premium on a person’s birthplace and that language far and away is seen as the most critical to national identity.


Attitudes toward increasing diversity in the U.S.

Nearly two-thirds of Americans say an increasing number of people from different races, ethnic groups and nationalities in the U.S. makes the country a better place to live.


ESL: Supporting Our Newcomers with Literature

23/02/2017

Source:  https://www.cli.org/blog/supporting-newcomers-literature/

Examples of literature


ELT Readers: A Parts of Speech Poem

23/02/2017

 

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