PROJECT AUSTIN RULZ!. Discover Austin! Share Austin! ESOL Department ACC. Introduction. Some new international students will be moving to Austin to study ESOL at ACC. For this project, you will be practicing your grammar skills and writing skills to help out one of the new students.
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Discover Austin! Share Austin!
ESOL Department ACC
Some new international students will be moving to Austin to study ESOL at ACC.
In working on this project, you will learn to:
Alina is from Argentina but finished high school in Brazil. She
wants to study ESOL at ACC and then enter UT Austin.
Alina speaks Spanish and Portuguese and now wants to
improve her English skills. She is looking for a tennis partner
and is interested in outdoor adventures in Austin.
Zeki was born in Turkey but grew up in Morocco. Zeki wants to study biotechnology at ACC and hopes to work for Ambion in Austin. He enjoys soccer and water sports and wants to learn kayaking in Austin.
Sook is from Korea. She is a music major and teaches piano and cello. She is looking forward to improving her English skills and to making new friends in Austin.
Magda is from Poland and has lived in Germany for four years. Her fields of interests are physics and math. Magda loves horses, and she is a swimming instructor. Her favorite student is her three-year-old daughter, Brygida.
Mahmuda is from Bangladesh. She just finished her
medical degree, specializing in Internal Medicine.
Mahmuda will move to Austin to study English at ACC
and then continue her studies in the United States.
Her husband works as a software engineer in Austin.
Benito is from Mexico. He attends the University of Monterrey
and is majoring in Civil Engineering. Benito will spend one year
in Austin and then go to graduate school to continue his studies.
Benito enjoys camping and hiking and is a member of the
university rowing team.
… AND you will learn more about Austin and its fun places to visit and exciting things to do!
Think about your first experiences in Austin:
Think about some advice that you would give to a new international student who will move to Austin.
Got some advice to offer?
Now it’s time to play tour guide! What should the newcomer see and do in Austin?
As a group, you will turn in:
You will be graded on each part of the project:
You will be given checklists to make
sure you have done your best work
for this project.
Grading of each part will be based on:
When you complete this project, you will have practiced:
…and best of all …
you will have learned that AUSTIN RULZ !!