In a new addition to the LCMC website, we’re bringing you monthly updates from our Executive Director, Gabriel Martinez Cabrera (aka “the Bald Man”). Below is his April 2018 monthly update. Dear LCMC Community, March is almost gone and spring is here. The warm weather and longer days are exciting, and they make me think
As Maama settles into the tutoring room at Silver Spring Library next to her tutor, Kit, she explains that she is originally from Guinea. There, many languages are spoken among different cultures within the country. “I speak only three languages,” she first says, citing the Fula language of her mother’s culture, the Mandinka language of
Out of caution for road conditions from recent inclement weather, the LCMC office will be following the MCPS decision to delay opening on the morning of Thursday, March 22. The office will be open for students, tutors, and teachers beginning at 11:30am, as staff is expected to report at 11am. Any tutors and students who
The Spring 2018 ESL class schedule is now available. Click here for information on when and where we are offering (limited) ESL classes this Spring. Have questions? Contact Rishan Habte at firstname.lastname@example.org or (301) 610-0030 ext. 215.
Janice and Mary are wasting no time. The long time tutor and student pair crowd close over Mary’s composition journal, where she has written out sentences and Janice examines closely to check her grammar and spelling. Today Janice is breaking down the structure of sentences for Mary, helping Mary understand how to conjugate a verb
In a new addition to the LCMC website, we’re bringing you monthly updates from our Executive Director, Gabriel Martinez Cabrera (aka “the Bald Man”). Below is his inaugural monthly update, from March 2018. My Dear Community Builders, With the new year, and with me coming up on six months of being here, I thought I
“I told my husband, Howard, that I’m going to be interviewed. He says, ‘why?!’ I said, ‘Because I am a good student!’” It’s mid-morning at the Gaithersburg Library and LCMC student Sabrina and her tutor Dee have met for their weekly tutoring lesson. Sabrina’s husband, Howard, is also an LCMC student, with a different tutor.
Due to the inclement weather that caused cancellations for registering for Winter 2018 ESL classes at Watkins Mill High School and Silver Spring International Middle School, the Literacy Council of Montgomery County has rescheduled registration dates to allow more students to test and enroll in these classes. To take the class at Silver Spring International
Due to inclement weather, the ESL Class that meets Wednesday evenings at Gaithersburg Library is cancelled for today, Wednesday, January 17th. Enrolled students should come to class on Monday January 22nd, which will be the first night of class. In addition, the class registration for the evening class at Silver Spring International Middle School (SSIMS),
We are pleased to announce the continuation of the ESL Legacy Scholarship. Thanks to the generosity of a donor, and in partnership with The Community Foundation and Future Link, the ESL Legacy Scholarship provides financial support to children whose parents studied English as a Second Language (ESL) through the classroom or tutoring programs at LCMC.