The Power of Literate Communities

December 6, 2017 at 9:00 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

How can language education impact a learner’s community? LCNV learner Juan makes the case for strong, literate communities with his 2016 essay about using English to collaborate, and take ownership and pride in one’s neighborhood. Juan’s words show that literacy education does more than expand a learner’s world; it gives adult learners the ability to make their world a better place.

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“I need [to] speak English to be able to be part of my community, so that everyone is satisfied and happy and will work together to keep it clean.”

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