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Storybook Reading Kicks Off Education Week Celebration in Montevideo

Uruguayan public schools in English immersion "extremely receptive" to the program

Posted: November 16, 2005 Related item: International Education Week 2005 announced  

PHOTO GALLERY VIDEOS:  Kristin Nealon | Linda Gonzalez | William Acree

U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Linda Gonzalez, Kristin Nealon, and Fulbrighters William Acree and Elizabeth Watson presented school Principal Maria del Carmen Gonella with a book upon arriving at the English immersion school "Escuela de Tiempo Completo No.35" in Montevideo, November 16, 2005. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Linda Gonzalez, Kristin Nealon, and Fulbrighters William Acree and Elizabeth Watson presented school Principal Maria del Carmen Gonella with a book upon arriving at the "Escuela de Tiempo Completo No.35" in Montevideo, one of several Uruguayan public schools offering an English immersion program.

Fulbrighter Elizabeth Watson from the CUNY Graduate Center in New York reading to a class of schoolchildren at the English immersion school "Escuela de Tiempo Completo No.35" in Montevideo. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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Fulbrighter Elizabeth Watson from the CUNY Graduate Center in New York reading to a class of schoolchildren at the English immersion school "Escuela de Tiempo Completo No.35" in Montevideo.
 
 


Kristin Nealon, a teacher in the U.S., reads to a class of English immersion students at "Escuela de Tiempo Completo No.35" in Montevideo. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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Kristin Nealon, a teacher in the U.S., reads to a class of English immersion students at "Escuela de Tiempo Completo No.35" in Montevideo.

Fulbrighter William Acree from the University of North Carolina reading to a class of English immersion students at "Escuela de Tiempo Completo No.35" in Montevideo. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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Fulbrighter William Acree from the University of North Carolina reading to a class of English immersion students at "Escuela de Tiempo Completo No.35" in Montevideo.


U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Linda Gonzalez interacts with English immersion students during her storybook reading at Public School No.35 in Montevideo. Principal Maria del Carmen Gonella stated that the children were extremely receptive to the readings. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
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U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Linda Gonzalez interacts with English immersion students during her storybook reading at Public School No.35 in Montevideo. Principal Maria del Carmen Gonella stated that the children were extremely receptive to the readings. (U.S. Embassy photo by Vince Alongi)
>Click to enlarge photo
 | Video 

U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Linda Gonzalez interacts with English immersion students during her storybook reading at Public School No.35 in Montevideo. Principal Maria del Carmen Gonella stated that the children were extremely receptive to the readings.


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