VOICES: “It Was My First Day of School in the U.S. and I Spoke No English”

Kathy remembers her first day in a U.S. school, she was just eight years old, had just arrived from Honduras, and spoke no English. Two years later, Kathy is now working on the same level as her English speaking peers, is a model student, and excels in math. In this episode of VOICES, English learning teacher Katie Knowles talks with Kathy about that scary first day of school, missing tamales and her dreams for the future.

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