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Poetry Collection: “Where I’m From” by Advanced ESL II

Out of the Sandbox

Dr. Jeanna Ojeda and the students of EAP1695 Advanced ESL II have produced a collection of poetry inspired by George Ella Lyon’s “Where I’m From”.

To learn a little about the culture of each ESL II student, read the poetry each student wrote based on his/her culture and personal experiences by clicking on the links below!

Writers (Spring 2016):

Makram Ishak ~ Where I’m From: Qena, Egypt

Daniela Morou-Luna ~ Where I’m From: Athens, Greece 

Adel Salaheldin ~ Where I’m From: El Minya, Egypt

Tetyana Korin ~ Where I’m From: Siberia, Russia

Rana Ghobrial ~ Where I’m From: Cairo, Egypt

 

Writers (Fall 2015):

Dr. Jeanna Ojeda ~ Where I’m From: Lexington, North Carolina

Jolanda Kastrati  ~ Where I’m From: Lezhe, Albania

Nermeen Elabd ~ Where I’m From: Qena, Egypt

Alfredo Navarrete ~ Where I’m From: Havana, Cuba

Chris Pissarides ~ Where I’m From: Cyprus

Jacklin Mahrous ~ Where I’m From: Egypt

Arianna Padilla ~ Where I’m from: Guayaquil, Ecuador

Mune Tan ~ Where I’m From: Mersin, Turkey

Ruoke Liu ~ Where I Am From: Urumqi, Xinjiang, China

Lais Freitas ~  Where I’m From: São Paulo, Brazil

Minh Vu ~ Where I’m From: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Standing (From left) Alfredo, Ruoke, Minh, Jacklin, Lais, Arianna Seated (From left) Nermeen, Mune, Jolanda, Instructor Jeanna Ojeda, Nelly, Chris

 

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Front Row (From left) Chris, Jacklin, Nelly, Minh – Back Row (From left) Instructor Jeanna Ojeda, Arianna, Ruoke, Alfredo, Lais, Jolanda, Mune, Nermeen

 

 

 

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