2014 Volunteer Orientation and Training Schedule

Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 by readingprogram

You can change the life of an adult in your community by becoming a Reading Program tutor. Expert training and ongoing support are provided. Tutors must be 18-years-old, but no previous teaching experience is required. If you are interested in signing up to attend an upcoming orienation and training, please email The Reading Program or call 408-262-1349 for more details. 2014 Volunteer Orientation Schedule Date . . . more »

A Can of Worms

Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by readingprogram

Idioms, idiomatic expressions, and slang pepper most casual conversations, and they are especially frustrating for ESL learners who are trying to master English and speak like an American. If you want to reduce your accent, learn some new expressions, or talk slang with your homies on the block, we love these materials. Pronunciation Pairs Do You Speak American? Easy American Idioms Handbook of Commonly Used . . . more »

A Staff Bio

Posted on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 by readingprogram

Hi, I’m Stephanie. I am a Literacy Specialist for Gilroy, Morgan Hill and Mountain View Libraries. I started working in the field of adult literacy about seven years ago when I was looking for a second career that would let me combine two lifelong interests – helping people learn and BOOKS. What is your professional background? For over fifteen years, I managed technical publications and . . . more »

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