Category: ESL Teachers

A.C.E. Staff Travels to GILI Homecoming Day in Korea

In August A.C.E. Langauge Institute at SPU Director Tim Healy and Instructor Rob Darling flew to Korea to attend the Gangwon International Language Institute (GILI) Workshop and Homecoming Day.  Their former students were gathered for a day of reconnection, presentations,…

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A.C.E. Student Scientists Visit Seattle BioMed and Promote Global Health

Seattle is a hotbed of global health, with the renowned Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation visibly fighting every day to bring comfort and cure to the Third World.  Research in Seattle to save lives precedes the giant, in 1976 Seattle…

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A Week at the A.C.E. Language Institute at URI

Of all the tricks in an ESL teacher’s bag, a quohog shell from nearby Long Island Sound may seem the least likely.  But the remains of the small clam may be all that is needed to compose an in-class assignment. …

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GILI Teacher Trainees Arrive at SPU

For the seventh time, Gangwon International Language Institute trainees arrived at the A.C.E. Language Institute at SPU.  Forty-eight hours after their plane ride, these elementary school teachers faced a slew of orientations: their teacher, their texts, the campus, and the…

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Paths to Student Success: Crafting an Academic Essay

By: Andrew Turgeon, Enrollment Services Coordinator A.C.E. Language Institutes focus on preparing students for success in American universities.  This week at the A.C.E. Language Institute at SPU, I visited Davey Young’s Level 5 Reading & Writing class in the thick…

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