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September 2018 Students of the Month

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SEPTEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH   Akemi Toshima from Japan How long have you been studying English? I have been studying for 4 months. Why are you studying English? What do you want to do after PELA? I’m studying English because I want to communicate with many people in English. After PELA, […]

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August 2018 Students of the Month

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR AUGUST 2018 STUDENTS OF THE MONTH Marcia Gesteira de Pinho from Brazil How long have you been studying English? I’ve been studying English for 4 months with a gap of 2 months between them. Why are you studying English? What do you want to do after PELA? I’m studying English because I […]

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FALL at PELA

October & November 2017 09/25/17-11/17/17 FALL AT PELA Fall is one of the most beautiful times of year in Portland as the leaves change color and the weather becomes cool and brisk. Read our Fall newsletter and find out how our students adapted to the change in seasons. INSIDE THIS ISSUE PELA 28th Birthday Halloween […]

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Students of the Month: Mohammed and Maria

Each month, PELA teachers recognize different, outstanding students. These students daily demonstrate their hard work and dedication to learning English, actively take part in class, ask questions, and serve as a role model to other students.  Help us recognize September’s Students of the Month:  Mohammed and Maria! PELA:  Why study English? Maria: I have studied English since I was in high school… I […]

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SUMMER at PELA

August & September 2017 7/31/17-9/28/17 Summer was a BLAST at PELA! Good-bye Summer, hello Fall! The leaves are changing and the weather is looking more like the Portland everyone knows and loves. We had some exciting events and celebrations this Summer, but we are looking forward to some fun Fall activities this year! INSIDE THIS ISSUE […]

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Students of the Month: Nancy and Hiro

Each month, PELA selects two outstanding students who have demonstrated their hard work and dedication to learning English, actively taken part in class, asking questions, and being a role model to other students. Help us congratulate this months recipients:  Nancy and Hiro! PELA: Why did you decide to study English? Nancy: I need to use English in my […]

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What’s the Big Deal about Cheating? Everybody Does It.

 Most of us have cheated at some time in our academic career. We usually think of cheating on a test. This might mean: Copying another student’s answers during a test. Using our phone or secret cheat sheets during a test. Leaving the room to “use the bathroom” and looking for test answers along the way. […]

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