English Lounge Series

Josephine's English Lounge Series: 3rd Class

English Lounge Series
An opportunity to speak in English with a U.S. speaker on a variety of topics while practicing English in different settings and situations.

Josephine's English Lounge Series: 7th Class

Date: Thursday, January 10, 2019 | Time: 4:00 p.m. ~ 6:00 p.m. | Topic: Native Americans | Speaker: Josephine Wie

Josephine's English Lounge Series: 6th Class

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018 | Time: 4:00 p.m. ~ 6:00 p.m. | Topic: American Higher Education | Speaker: Josephine Wie

Josephine's English Lounge Series: 5th Class

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 | Time: 4:00 p.m. ~ 6:00 p.m. | Topic: English Writing | Speaker: Josephine Wie

Josephine's English Lounge Series: 4th Class

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018 | Time: 4:00 p.m. ~ 6:00 p.m. | Topic: The Role of Sports in American Culture | Speaker: Josephine Wie

Josephine's English Lounge Series: 3rd Class

Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018 | Time: 4:00 p.m. ~ 6:00 p.m. | Topic: American Democracy | Speaker: Josephine Wie

Josephine's English Lounge Series: 2nd Class

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018 | Time: 4:00 p.m. ~ 6:00 p.m. | Topic: Regional Cultures in America | Speaker: Josephine Wie

Josephine's English Lounge Series

Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018 | Time: 4:00 p.m. ~ 6:00 p.m. | Topic: The English Language in America | Speaker: Josephine Wie

Date: Monday, July 30, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Cultural Diversity in the United States | Speaker: Amy Ngai

Date: Monday, July 23, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Human Rights | Speaker: Amy Ngai

Amy's English Lounge Series

Date: Monday, July 16, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act | Speaker: Amy Ngai

Date: Monday, June 25, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Women’s Empowerment | Speaker: Amy Ngai

Date: Monday, June 18, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: LGBT Pride Month | Speaker: Amy Ngai

Date: Friday, June 8, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Benefits of Diversity | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

English Lounge Series

Date: Friday, June 1, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month | Speaker: Amy Ngai

Date:Friday, May 25, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: American Idioms | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Mandi’s English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, April 27 , 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Domestic Violence Awareness | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Mandi's English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, March 22, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: The Importance of Girls Playing Sports | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Mandi's English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, March 9, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: LGBTQ: A Quick Study of Rights | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, February 23, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Persuasive English Writing | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Amy's English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, February 2, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic:Athletes, Medals and Boycotts: The History and Role of the United States in the Olympics | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

Mandi's English Lounge Series: 13th Class

Date:Friday, January 26, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic:Human Rights Abuses around the World | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Amy's English Lounge Series

Date: Friday, January 19, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic:Is It Safe in the United States? A Look at Crime and Public Safety Data | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

Mandi's English Lounge Series: 11th Class

Date: Friday, January 12, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic:Human Tracking: Building Awareness of the Issues and Danger Signs | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Amy's English Lounge Series: 10th Class

Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in American Society | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

Date:Friday, November 3, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Cultural Identity and Citizenship: What does it mean to be XYZ-American? | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, October 27, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: From Trick-or-Treat to Haunted Hayrides: How do Americans celebrate Halloween? | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

Amy's English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, October 13, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: 2.5 Kids and a Picket Fence: What do Modern American Families Look Like? | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

Amy's English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, September 19, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Entrepreneurship and the Sharing Economy | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, September 1, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: “Holy Cow” Americans Say the Strangest Things! Exploring Popular Idioms” | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, August 25, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: The United States of America: Different Laws Across the Country | Speaker: Mr. Garrett Wilkerson, Regional Public Diplomacy Outreach Officer at the U.S. Embassy Seoul

English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, August 11, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Women’s Equality Day | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

Date:Friday, July 28, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: The American Service Industry: Why Do We Tip? | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

English Lounge Series

Date: Friday, July 14, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Summer Vacations: Road trips and Popular Destinations | Speaker: Amy C. Ngai

Mandi's English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, June 23, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: English for Cooking and Explore American Food | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Mandi's English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, June 9, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: This Year’s Theme (“Our Oceans, Our Future”) and the Important of Oceans and Their Current Status | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, May 26, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic:  Asian Heritage Month- Asian American History Month and the Importance of Asian Heritage in U.S. history| Speaker: Mandi Richmond

English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, May 19, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Body Language Workshop- How Body Language, Symbols and Actions differ Across Various Cultures | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Mandi's English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, April 28, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: World Press Freedom Day-Importance of  Press Freedom and Regions Closed to Foreign Press | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Mandi's English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, April 14, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Climate Change and You | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

English Lounge Series

Date:Friday, March 24, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Slang: Say What? | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

Mandi's English Lounge Series

Date: Friday, March 10, 2017 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: American colleges, graduate schools, loans and scholarships | Speaker: Mandi Richmond

English Lounge Series

Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2016 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: “Show Business in America – My (Short!) Experience as the Founder of an Off-Off-Broadway Theater Company in New York City.” | Speaker: Joseph Rozenshtein, Political Officer, U.S. Embassy Seoul

English Lounge Series

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: “English as a third language: How I became a producer at an American Broadcast Network”

English Lounge Series

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Partnership with South Korea on Air Quality Research: Improved Scientific Understanding for Human Well-being

English Lounge Series

Date: Friday, August 26, 2016 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Community College in the United States

English Lounge Series (Season II): 10th Class

Date: Friday, July 22, 2016 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: An American Family’s Ties to Korea

06242016 - English Lounge Series (Season II): 9th Class

Date: Friday, June 24, 2016 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: Language: Benefits and Effects of Bilingualism

05272016 - English Lounge Series (Season II): 8th Class

Date: Friday, May 27, 2016 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: My Experiences as a Young American Working in Gwangju

04222016 - English Lounge Series (Season II): 7th Class

Date: Friday, April 22, 2016 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: American Current Affairs

03252016 - English Lounge Series (Season II): 6th Class

Date: Friday, March 25, 2016 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: The Asian-American Experience: In Search of Opportunity

02262016 - English Lounge Series (Season II): 5th Class

Date: Friday, February 26, 2016 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: American Cinema

01222016 - English Lounge Series (Season II): 4th Class

Date: Friday, January 22, 2016 | Time: 5:00 p.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. | Topic: TV Commercials