Inner Voices: Stories from the Laney Community

Fall 2018 Class Project

Laney College ESOL 50: ADVANCED Listening and Speaking

Instructor Beth Wadell.

If you are interested in taking ESOL 50, Beth will be teaching this course in Spring 2019, at Laney College.

Si está interesado en inscribirse en ESOL 50, Beth impartirá este curso en Laney College en la primavera de 2019.

如果您有興趣參加ESOL 50,Beth將在2019年春季在Laney College教授這門課程。

Nếu bạn muốn tham gia ESOL 50, Beth sẽ giảng dạy khóa học này vào mùa xuân năm 2019, tại trường Laney College.

Kung interesado ka sa pagkuha ng ESOL 50, ituturo ni Beth ang kursong ito sa Spring 2019, sa Laney College.

Yog tias koj xav kawm ESOL 50, Beth yuav qhia hoob no rau Spring 2019, tom Laney College.

ESOL 50에 관심이 있으시면 Beth는 2019 년 봄, Laney College에서이 과정을 가르치게 될 것입니다.

ຖ້າທ່ານມີຄວາມສົນໃຈໃນການກິນ ESOL 50, ທ່ານ Beth ຈະໄດ້ສອນຫຼັກສູດນີ້ໃນພາກຮຽນ spring 2019 ຢູ່ໂຮງຮຽນ Laney.

หากคุณสนใจที่จะใช้ ESOL 50 Beth จะสอนหลักสูตรนี้ในฤดูใบไม้ผลิปี 2019 ที่ Laney College

Если вы заинтересованы в принятии ESOL 50, Бет будет преподавать этот курс весной 2019 года в колледже Laney.

Якщо ви хочете взяти ESOL 50, Бет навчить цей курс навесні 2019 року в Laney College.

Haddii aad xiiseyneysid inaad qaadato ESOL 50, Beth wuxuu ku barayaa koorsadan kambiyuutarka 2019, at Laney College.


 Group 1 is Amal Alshaweh, Samnang Ouk and Nao Sumii.  How can you reach your goals, face challenges, and not get overwhelmed? Amal, Samnang, and Nao share inspiring stories to get you motivated. Stories:  When We Face Obstacles In Life, Don't Underestimate Yourself, That's Lucky, Don't Be Fed Up With Parenting.

Group 1 is Amal Alshaweh, Samnang Ouk and Nao Sumii.

How can you reach your goals, face challenges, and not get overwhelmed? Amal, Samnang, and Nao share inspiring stories to get you motivated. Stories: When We Face Obstacles In Life, Don't Underestimate Yourself, That's Lucky, Don't Be Fed Up With Parenting.

 Group 2 is Linh Nguyen and Marisol Estrada.  What lessons can we learn from grief? Linh and Marisol explore how to cope with losing a family member. Stories:  What My Family Means To Me, Losing Somebody You Love.

Group 2 is Linh Nguyen and Marisol Estrada.

What lessons can we learn from grief? Linh and Marisol explore how to cope with losing a family member. Stories: What My Family Means To Me, Losing Somebody You Love.

 Group 3 is Mungo Tamjid, Kelly Wu and Kenia Perez Barrera.  Being a child and being a parent are two of the most important roles in our lives. In this segment, we learn about being a mother, being a daughter, and the important lessons we can learn from family. Stories:  Three Boys ,  Being A Good Daughter, The Best Advice .

Group 3 is Mungo Tamjid, Kelly Wu and Kenia Perez Barrera.

Being a child and being a parent are two of the most important roles in our lives. In this segment, we learn about being a mother, being a daughter, and the important lessons we can learn from family. Stories: Three Boys, Being A Good Daughter, The Best Advice.

 Group 4 is Phong Pham, Carmen Liu, Anson Luo, Phuong Duong and Byambaa Battulga.  In a global world, we often come into contact with new cultures. These stories highlight the unexpected joys and challenges of these interactions. Stories:  My life in the US ,  Cultural Differences ,  Keep Culture Alive ,  Being An Immigrant ,  Dreams Come True .

Group 4 is Phong Pham, Carmen Liu, Anson Luo, Phuong Duong and Byambaa Battulga.

In a global world, we often come into contact with new cultures. These stories highlight the unexpected joys and challenges of these interactions. Stories: My life in the US, Cultural Differences, Keep Culture Alive, Being An Immigrant, Dreams Come True.

 Group 5 is Di Xian Liu, Mason Wu, Raul Montoya, Loan Le and Buya Tseveendorj.  These stories of starting and resuming school explore the meaning of education. Stories:  Continuing My Education, Two Countries Two Systems, Life Experience, How I Got My Education In The US, Choosing A Major.

Group 5 is Di Xian Liu, Mason Wu, Raul Montoya, Loan Le and Buya Tseveendorj.

These stories of starting and resuming school explore the meaning of education. Stories: Continuing My Education, Two Countries Two Systems, Life Experience, How I Got My Education In The US, Choosing A Major.

 Group 6 is Maha Elhag, Marisa Hernandez, Midori Watanabe, Pauline Guan and Quang Bui.  Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if just one thing was different? In this segment we hear five stories about the unanticipated consequences of events big and small. Stories:  Hold Out Hope, When Dreams Come True, An Impressive Accident, Life Is Interesting, Pay It Forward.

Group 6 is Maha Elhag, Marisa Hernandez, Midori Watanabe, Pauline Guan and Quang Bui.

Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if just one thing was different? In this segment we hear five stories about the unanticipated consequences of events big and small. Stories: Hold Out Hope, When Dreams Come True, An Impressive Accident, Life Is Interesting, Pay It Forward.

 Group 7 is Michelle Nguyen, Ashraf Muharam, Joy Zeng and Linh Nim.  In this segment we learn about issues and how they affect our community. Stories:  My Pets, Who Is Responsible For The Homeless?, Be Safe!, Immigrant Children Interpreters.

Group 7 is Michelle Nguyen, Ashraf Muharam, Joy Zeng and Linh Nim.

In this segment we learn about issues and how they affect our community. Stories: My Pets, Who Is Responsible For The Homeless?, Be Safe!, Immigrant Children Interpreters.

 Group 8 is Gladiela Marinez, Annie Nguyen, Annie Huang and Gina Cha.  These heartfelt stories explore how the speakers faced challenges and transformed their lives. Stories:  How My Trip To The Basilica Changed My Life, It's Okay Not To Be Okay, An Important Person In My Life, Be Slim Or Die.

Group 8 is Gladiela Marinez, Annie Nguyen, Annie Huang and Gina Cha.

These heartfelt stories explore how the speakers faced challenges and transformed their lives. Stories: How My Trip To The Basilica Changed My Life, It's Okay Not To Be Okay, An Important Person In My Life, Be Slim Or Die.

 Group 9 is Huy Doan, Checko Kuong, Doreen Chen, and Son Le.  What do you really want? And how can you geti it? These uplifting stories explore those questions, and end with a surprising twist! Stories:  How To Do The Impossible. Becoming A Sales Representative, Changing My Work Schedule, My Artistic Passion.

Group 9 is Huy Doan, Checko Kuong, Doreen Chen, and Son Le.

What do you really want? And how can you geti it? These uplifting stories explore those questions, and end with a surprising twist! Stories: How To Do The Impossible. Becoming A Sales Representative, Changing My Work Schedule, My Artistic Passion.

 

Radio Final Projects With ESOL 232 Intermediate Listening and Speaking

Group 1: Travel Tips
Ellen Lan, Jinsil Noh, Oahn Trinh, Anna Nguyen and Ngu Nguyen discuss some of their favorite places to travel in Asia.

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Group 2: Places to Relax in the Bay Area
Woonlum Jang, Ying Liu, Jenny Wu and Tracy Liang share their favorite places to relax in the Bay Area.

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Group 3: Thoughts on Happiness
Luna Lieu, Thao Nguyen, Haley Lan, Mika Feng and Ivy Lin ruminate on the meaning of happiness after watching the documentary "Happy" by Roko Belic.

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Group 4: Tang Poetry
Yuji Wang, Kui Liu, and Xianxi Luo talk about the cultural significance of Tang Poetry and recite a few of their favorite poems in both Chinese and English.

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Group 5: Musings on Happiness
Yijiao Xiao, Weiming Cai, Maggie Chen, and Jamie Ou share their perspectives on happiness.

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Group 6: Traditional Foods
Lin Oo, Crystal Duong, Mandy Zhang and Carolina Arriola- Cordova tell us about their traditional foods in El Salvador, Burma, China and Vietnam. They also offer some tips for healthy eating.

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Group 7: Life in the Bay
Jimmy Han, Shir Shah, Carrie Zhen, Meijuan Li, and Uan Le discuss some of the challenges and highlights of living in the Bay Area.
 

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Group 8: Technology's Effect Around the World
Sameera Fnu, Faten Alareqi, Allen Xia and Setare Sadjadi discuss how technology affects lives around the world and in the United States.

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Global Voices, Local Stories: Radio Project for ESOL 50

Group 1: Family Ties

Bizi Makonnen, Arch Huang, An Thi Thai

Bizi, Arch, and An share stories of being a parent and being a child. Their stories capture the joy and challenges of family bonds.

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Group 2: Love and Adventures

Victoria Mogni and Minami Sugawara

Victoria took the plunge to live in a new country, and future teacher Minami explores what it means to be an educator.

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Group 3: Travel

Zhenya Glazyrina, Natalia Diminscaia, Magaly Badan

Travel brings new experiences and also new challenges. Zhenya, Natalia, and Magaly share their travel experiences of trekking in the Himalayas, discovering Moscow for the first time, and being living with a US family as an au pair.

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Group 4: Cultural Differences

Clarissa Branco, Meimi Niida, Peter Hein

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Clarissa, Meimi, and Peter explain how growing up in three very different places led them to  discover and embrace cultural differences.


Group 5: Trip of a Lifetime

Mike Hillany, Aysun Ozkose

What is the trip of a lifetime? For Mike, it’s a cruise to Egypt and for Aysun it’s the chance to discover Americana through the humble thrift shop and yard sale.

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Group 6: Surprising Combinations

Engin Tekin, Patricia Mozetic, Babak Behziz

What happens when you bring together water guns and faith, students and seniors, or ancient Iranians and gender equality? Engin, Patricia, and Babak explain.

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Group 7: Study Abroad, take 2

Jules Lee

Jules lost her first opportunity to study abroad, so now she’s taking advantage of her second.

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