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A Guide to Bafia – Written by my students

To all of my blog readers, I hope you will enjoy this entry written by guest authors: my 8th grade English students in Cameroon! A Guide to Bafia       Written by 4eme B (German and Chinese) of G.H.S. Bafia Edited by Laura Preston, Peace Corps Volunteer, English Education, Bafia, Cameroon (2015-2017) Government High […]

Night Diving

Imagine absolute darkness. The lightless, shockingly empty void is a velvety thick colorless black. That is what the ocean can be like, at night. It …

Waiting for the Rain – a perspective on dry season

The heat as usual was unbearable. As I walked in the dust down the road at midday I could see I wasn’t the only one suffering. Men sat at the local bars, swatting at flies as they sipped at their lukewarm beers, silently contemplating unknown thoughts. Women sat or laid out on their porches with […]

Happy Holidays!

I’m not going to lie. A Christmas where I can surf, swim, and sleep without being stressed out and in good company is a pretty darn good Christmas. Happy Holidays from Limbe, Cameroon!

MIIS Chinese T&I Graduates Interpret at Inauguration of Taiwan’s First Female President

MIIS Chinese T&I Graduates Interpret at Inauguration of Taiwan’s First Female President   Tsai Ing-Wen, Taiwan’s first female president who was sworn in on May 20, 2016   Cindy Tao (MACI ’12) interprets between President Tsai (right) and U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce Marcus Jadotte (left). Cindy became a staff interpreter with Taiwan’s Ministry of […]

MIIS interpreters at Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation Meeting in SF

Hello everyone, An all MIIS team of interpreters just finished the Clean Energy Ministerial and Mission Innovation Meeting in San Francisco. Professors Laura Burian and Barry Olsen were interpretation team leaders for this event. There was interpretation between English and Chinese, French, Korean, Japanese and Spanish. All interpreters either are faculty or graduates of MIIS, […]

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