Monday, August 24, 2015

Los Angeles Public Library : : New Literacy Initiatives

New Literacy Initiatives
A newsletter written by students and tutors. Changing lives one chapter at a time.

This year Adult Literacy Services is inaugurating several new initiatives that are free to library patrons.

The first of these is Leamos, a web-based curriculum designed by Centro Latino for Literacy that teaches non-literate Spanish-speaking adults how to read and write in Spanish.

The second is Cell-Ed, which allows students to learn English anywhere, anytime, using their cell phone. This program is best for those with unlimited phone minutes and texting.

For more information about enrolling please call (213) 228-7037.

~Maricelia B passed the Driver’s Test and learned to use the internet to study as well. She is a happy camper.
~Yuni C is happy about improving her vocabulary.
~Marleny M took and passed on the first try the written and road driving test to obtain a California Driver’s License.  She was so proud!
~Afsi N passed the citizenship test and also finished Challenger 8...all eight Challenger books done!
~Gaby O passed all her High School Equivalency Tests (HISet) and graduated from Evans Adult School in May.  She will be attending Pasadena City College in the fall!
~Kevin S feels more confident about speaking on the phone and in-person, which is one of his main goals.
~Tatiana Y has been getting positive feedback on her improved conversational English and she is very happy about that.

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