[Webinar for English Teachers] American Culture Series: Exploring Frontiers. June 26.
American Culture Webinars
For English Teachers
with Melissa Schumi Jones
The exploration of new frontiers has been a part of American history and identity since the country's founding, but what are Americans exploring today? In this webinar, we will talk about modern exploration by looking at oceans and space, and some important themes that accompany exploration, including conservation and technology. Join Cultural Affairs Officer Melissa Schumi Jones and English Language Fellow Ryan Brux for an American Culture webinar and get ideas for some great activities for English language students to help them use their language skills to explore the world - and the universe!
What: America: Exploring Frontiers Webinar on American Culture, organized by the Regional English Language Office for the Andean Region at the U.S. Embassy in Lima.
Who: Melissa Schumi Jones, Cultural Affairs Officer Ms. Schumi Jones is a Cultural Affairs Officer at the Embassy of the United States of America in Lima, Peru. Prior to her arriving in Peru in October 2011, she served as Vice Consul at the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia. Ms. Schumi Jones joined the U.S. Department of State in 2002 and spent six years at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. Ms. Schumi Jones holds a Bachelor's degree from Smith College in Northampton, MA and a Master's degree in International Affairs from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. She speaks Spanish, Italian, and Indonesian.
Ryan Brux, English Language Fellow Mr. Brux is the English Language Fellow based at the Binational Center in Tarapoto, Peru. His interests in the EFL field include: teaching methodology, contextualizing language, and project-based learning. Ryan has taught ESL/EFL in Thailand, South Korea, the Czech Republic, New York City and Seattle, Washington and when not working, is usually found frolicking on a trail in a National Park.
When: Wednesday, June 26th at 4:00pm - 5:00pm (Peru Time).
Where: Join us from a computer with audio and Internet access at https://conx.state.gov/peru. Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or choose the option "Guest" and sign in using your name and city. (For example: Marcela - Lima)
This webinar is free. Previous registration is not required.