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The Voice of Rachel Jeantel

Marceline Fleurilus | Posted 09.01.2013 | Black Voices
Marceline Fleurilus

"Could've or could": To have to watch her repeatedly state that she said "could" and be told over and over that she said "could've" on the tape? It was painful to watch her be treated as if she were stupid.

Big Bird and Immigrant Families: Why I'm Voting for Obama

Laura E. Enriquez | Posted 12.09.2012 | Latino Voices
Laura E. Enriquez

I'm not just talking about generations of children who have watched Sesame Street but also adults and children who watch together. I remember my dad, who immigrated to the US as a child, telling me how we used to watch Sesame Street together when I was young and how he would continue watching, learning new things, long after I had fallen asleep.

My Love of the English Language

Paniz Khosroshahy | Posted 09.18.2012 | Teen
Paniz Khosroshahy

For me, studying English gradually became a hobby, sometimes more gratifying than hanging out with friends.

Immigrants Must Learn English Fast

Mariela Dabbah | Posted 01.23.2012 | Latino Voices
Mariela Dabbah

There's no way around it. If you are an immigrant looking to succeed in the United States, you must learn English.

WATCH: Are You A Party Pooper?

Posted 01.08.2012 | Comedy

Over the past few weeks, German vlogger Flula Borg has more than entertained us by explaining the American idioms that confuse him as he learns Englis...

WATCH: Daddy Long Legs, Who Did Name You?

Posted 11.23.2011 | Comedy

German vlogger Flula Borg recently moved to Los Angeles, and even though his English is pretty good, he's still getting the hang of some words. Take d...

Sharing my Voice

Eduardo Xol | Posted 10.16.2011 | Latino Voices
Eduardo Xol

It seems that the mainstream U.S. population doesn't understand the value of speaking another language.

Learning English from Obama

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jerry Weissman

Since Obama took office, there have been many articles in the Japanese press about how the Japanese are learning English from him.