Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Learn English with Martin Luther King, Jr. in his most famous speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. on August 28th, 1963. – Watch with big English subtitles.
Here’s a little video for all you teachers out there and others who may not know how to say names in Mandarin. It comes from the East Asian Studies Center at Ohio University:
And here are a few sounds in Chinese pinyin that are different from English. The pinyin is on the left while the equivalent English pronunciation comes after the equal sign:
What is pinyin? Watch the video below from Yoyo Chinese to find out:
Today is Labor Day and we would like to re-share the following TED Ed video about Labor Day. Why don’t you take or re-take the quiz after watching it?
If you want to read about Labor Day, please click the link below.
University Settlement Adult Literacy Program star student Jose Quinde shares with you how our program has helped him.
It’s so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so so important to fill out the Census, and here are University Settlement Adult Literacy Program students Lifen Wu (aka Stephanie) and Si En Wen (aka Wilson) to tell you why.
In case you missed last week’s performance by The Square, who are University Settlement Performance Project Artists-in-Residence, here’s a video of it. Keep an eye out for Adult Literacy Program student Jose (AKA Waldo) who talks about his life in New York and his nose, and shares some of his photos!
Here’s a nice video for you about the history of fireworks. After you watch it a couple times, take the quiz to test your understanding!