Opportunity to Master English
“I needed to learn English well to pass the…test used to evaluate students for admission to graduate school.”
I am from a large Caribbean Island and have been working and studying at the LDS Humanitarian Center for almost 10 months. I have a master’s degree from a major university on my island and had worked in a laboratory; however, I needed to speak English better to be able to get that kind of job in the United States.
My experience and training at the humanitarian center provided me the opportunity to study English for four hours a day and practice what I learned as I worked. I wanted to continue my education and obtain a Ph.D. in Ecology and Zoology with an emphasis on invertebrates. I needed to learn English well to pass the TOEFL, an English-language test, and the GRE, a standardized test used to evaluate students for admission to graduate school. The humanitarian center helped me to enroll in classes in the community to prepare me for my admissions exams to the university.
I am very happy I had the opportunity to work at the humanitarian center. As a team lead, I learned responsibility on the job. And, most important to me, my experience taught me how to communicate in English. I now have a new job working in a laboratory as a microbiology technician.
I wish to thank all of the people that work at the LDS Humanitarian Center for their love and dedication. Thank you for helping all of the time and believing in me. Thank you for helping me find a good job.
“I wish to thank all of the people that work at the LDS Humanitarian Center for their love and dedication.”
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