These Americans helped Russians improve their English

Born to immigrant parents and raised in the New York City area, Gabriel Garbar has always been curious about other cultures. Earlier this year he learned about Russia’s culture and education system as he helped teachers and students in Russia hone their English skills. Garbar was among 80 Americans participating in the State Department’s  Virtual English Language Fellow and Specialist Programs  this …

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Consul General Keays Lends a Hand to the English Language Olympiad in Artyom

On March 15-17, Consul General Michael Keays participated in the annual English Language Olympiad for young learners, ages 13-18, in the city of Artyom near Vladivostok.  More than 700 participants from around Primorskiy Krai took part in this 3-day language and cultural event.  The Consul General greeted students, parents, and educators with welcoming and served …

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English Language Contest Held in Artyom

On March 11-13, PAO Erik Pugner and the U.S. Consul General’s spouse Ann Waugh participated in the annual English Language Olympiad in Artyom, where more than 600 secondary school students from the Primorye region competed in events testing their knowledge of the English language and American history and literature. Erik Pugner made welcoming remarks to …

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