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International Gathering discussed how new year is celebrated in different cultures

Our January 7th International Gathering was a fun group from China, Russia, India, Seattle, and Hong Kong.  We discussed how new year is celebrated in different cultures.  As usual, we also sidetracked to other interesting topics.  Here is a link

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New location for International Gathering

We are moving the International Gathering to Crossroads Shopping Mall, right next to the stage!  We will have a sign at our table that says International Gathering.   The Crossroads Shopping Mall attracts shoppers from many countries.  This is the

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International Gathering this Saturday, May 21

  Once a month, I host an international gathering for those interested in meeting new friends from different cultures.  This meeting is also for immigrants and international students who want to meet others sharing similar experience. Our next meeting will

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International ESL Conversation Gathering

Our next International Gathering to meet friends from around the world will be held this Friday, April 8th, from 1-3pm at the Bellevue Regional Library.   The address is: 1111 – 110th Ave NE Bellevue, WA Bring your friends who

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International Community 1st Meeting a success

Our first international community gathering had a great turn out!  In addition to U.S., we had friends from China, Korea, Ethiopia, Iran, India, Russia, and Italy. After our introductions, we mingled and chat with each other.  Some were there to

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A lesson in generosity from an ESL client

I've met many generous people in my career teaching ESL(English as a second language) to individuals from around the world.  One woman stands out in my mind.  To protect her privacy, I'll call her Rose.  Rose left her home as

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