Tag Archives: ESL

  1. Foreign Professionals from Houston Methodist Gain Conversation, Writing Skills in HCDE Adult Education Classes

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    December 17, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    An upbeat group of health professionals check into Norma Nieto’s English as a second language Zoom class. Isaac Acquah, a …
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  2. Harris County Department of Education Partners with Union for Workplace ESL for Hospitality Industry

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    August 20, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    Housekeeper Sara Gonzalez tired of not being able to communicate with her boss. Two years ago, her relative told her …
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  3. Enroll in Virtual ESL, GED Summer Classes Offered Free Via Harris County Department of Education

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    June 18, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    More than 40 Harris County Department of Education Adult Education teachers are preparing for their summer English as a second …
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  4. Despite Struggles, ESL Professionals Embark on New Career Paths as Adult Learners

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    March 5, 2020 by HCDE-Texas

    College professor Emmanuel Cabrera, 71, and his banker wife lived a magnificent life in Venezuela before their country became dangerous.  …
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  5. ESL Class for Foreign Professionals Provides Immediate Benefits for Newcomers

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    December 6, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Immigrant Robert Jordan moved to Katy, Texas from his homeland in Venezuela. With 30 years of chemical engineer experience under …
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  6. From Student to Teacher: Story of English Language Learner’s Success Inspires His Adult Students

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    September 3, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    When adult learner Emmanuel Nieves Aviles returned to school 10 years ago, the native Spanish speaker never dreamt he would …
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  7. HCDE Adult Learners ‘Learn in Own Space at Own Pace’ through TWC Grant

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    March 20, 2019 by HCDE-Texas

    Native Spanish speaker Liliana Martinez began learning English online six months before she walked into her adult learner classroom at …
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  8. Older Learners Honored at HCDE Share Stories of Struggle, Success

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    December 11, 2018 by HCDE-Texas

    Older learners share stories about learning English, gaining new careers and balancing adult responsibility as they are honored on Thursday, …
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  9. 100 Questions: 2 Mothers Become U.S. Citizens with Help from HCDE Adult Education

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    September 26, 2018 by HCDE-Texas

    When English language learners Maricela Barajas and Rosario Rodriguez recently took the naturalization test to become U.S. citizens, their minds …
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  10. A Bicycle, Determination Propel ESL Student Forward to Earn her GED

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    May 29, 2018 by HCDE-Texas

    At 58, Silvia Cruz rides her bike everywhere she goes and finds it liberating. She promised herself when she moved …
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