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In our special COVID-19 series, we interview students, staff, and subject experts to learn how people around the world are coping with lockdown and doing their part in the battle against a global pandemic.

Jun 26, 2020

Many university students around the world are studying in a language that is not their first. Learning a new language takes years of dedication and continuous practice, especially through conversation. In this episode, GEM students in Kenya, Lebanon, and Rwanda tell us about their strategies for practicing their English skills, even while social distancing. They also share tips and advice for other learners to how to improve their language skills. With special guest Emily Boersma, a professor of TEFL Linguistics.