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Disney characters as English teaching assistants

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Winnie the Pooh and friends. (Public domain photo)
Winnie the Pooh and friends. (Public domain photo)

Drawing upon the timeless appeal of Disney characters and their universe, inlingua Leipzig is combining real with digital teachers to reach a new generation of English learners.

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New wave of young Vietnamese in Leipzig

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Young Vietnamese students finishing their five-month course at inlingua, August 2018. (Photo by Sarah Alai / LeipGlo)
Young Vietnamese students finishing their five-month course at inlingua, August 2018. (Photo by Sarah Alai / LeipGlo)

From the 1950s-80s, it had been common practice for the GDR to bring in students from fellow socialist Vietnam as foreign aid, and to fill gaps in the labor market. This practice has carried over into a reunited Germany, where prosperity and longevity have brought labor shortages of their own.

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5 essentials for teaching English in Leipzig

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Andréanne Roy, former freelance teacher, now Director of Studies at inlingua. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Andréanne Roy, former freelance teacher, now Director of Studies at inlingua. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

Many expats seek out the chance to teach English in Leipzig, but now it’s getting trickier. Andréanne Roy, inlingua’s Director of Studies, shares essential tips, links, and a checklist to make the trek a bit easier.

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