News and notes from the LCI campuses in Blacksburg and the National Capital Region.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Language program helps Malaysian teachers speak better English in their classrooms
Claire Peters (right), assistant principal at
Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, Virginia, gives a tour to
Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute instructor Christine Bobal
(second from right) and a group of visiting high school teachers from
Nolie Binti Shamshudin, a math teacher taking part in a Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute
program, expected to improve her English and learn to better integrate
technology into her classroom in Malaysia. Among the skills she did not
expect to pick up: throwing a snowball and making snow angels.