AN INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY Immigrants come to the Literacy Council to learn English and to study American history and government as they prepare for the U.S. Citizenship exam. They also get the chance to learn about other cultures. “I learn about the world because in my class there are many students from different countries, religions, and beliefs,” says this student from Guinea in West Africa. In a recent year, DCLC provided ESL instruction to adults from 48 different countries, including Afghanistan, Cambodia, Ghana, Russia, and Venezuela.

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