Two Who Trek Visit Markets as Part of the Lessons
For three mornings, Two Who Trek were in Spanish class at the Simon Bolivar Spanish School. No big deal, right? It was for Joe! Never having studied any language other than French in high school, the first day was a bit disconcerting. No worries. Angel is a good instructor and Joe advances at his own pace. Joe now knows about a hundred Spanish words and is enjoying the challenge.
Sherri’s instructor, Viviana, encourages her to remember previous college classes and build on those lessons. Even with prior Spanish classes, Sherri really finds it challenging to put thoughts into words in another language. Continue reading →
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Two Who Trek does a lot of international travel, but we also journey in the states, too. Together we’ve been in about 30 states; separately, one of us has been in 46 states. But today’s story is about a short voyage last Sunday.
We trekked on I-69 to the small town of Olivet, Michigan, to hear the Olivet Community Schools “Holiday Musical Celebration”. The concert is different than most school performances that we’ve heard before. For starters, all the different grade bands, except for the fifth grade, are arranged on the floor of the huge high school gymnasium. Continue reading →
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