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International student TAs conquer language barriers

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Even though Daniel Mendonza grew up speaking English, when he got to the U.S., he said he lacked the confidence to speak with fellow mechanical engineering students at the University of Minnesota.

Through workshops and programming put on by the University’s Center for Educational Innovation, Mendonza and other non-native English speakers have the chance to improve often-overlooked language skills.

See the MN Daily story.


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