Practice makes perfect

By Jose Guillen Discovering the power of speaking English through the eyes of international students, the ESL Cafe is a language lab where students can experience the power of language. Communication is one of the most coveted skills in the free-market. Elans have a language lab on campus to take full advantage of all its benefits. In order to participate, you must be a student at East Los Angeles College….

March 8, 2017
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Non-Spanish speakers lose piece of heritage

By Ayana Arroyo Students at East Los Angeles College might be losing their language roots. I believe it is slightly disappointing not knowing how to speak Spanish in a community that is of  Hispanic heritage. It’s wrong to forget or not care to know about something which is closely tied to who you are. Learning Spanish is probably the easiest language to learn in Los Angeles. I asked students outside…

November 19, 2014
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ESL students are no laughing matter

By Jane Fernandez Students will always come across a classmate who is not fluent in the English language and because of this they should be considerate when talking to them. College students should be more respectful towards those who are catergorized as English as a Second Language (ESL) learners. I have witnessed several cases of students talking about other students who did not know the English language well. Some students…

November 19, 2014
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English instructor dies of cancer

By Megan Perry Due to the cancer that spread throughout her body, English instructor Genice Everhart died at the young age of 61 on April 16. In her memory, the English department started a scholarship for English as a Second Language students, the Genice Everhart Scholarship. It is a $500 scholarship that the English department awarded on May 10 at the East Los Angeles College Scholarship Foundation Banquet that took place…

May 23, 2012
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