Written by Juan Cabrera What are idioms? Study.com defines an ‘idiom’ as an expression that takes on a figurative meaning when certain words are combined, which is different from the literal definition of the individual words. You can start 2020 by using the following idioms, and, at the same time, set goals for yourself! Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained When you try … [Read more...] about Learn English Idioms for the New Year!
Written by Paula Moore Greetings from Springfield, Missouri. My name is Paula Moore, and I am the Special Programs Director at Missouri State University's English Language Institute. We at Missouri State want to thank each of you for being our partners, whether you are a student, a parent, an educational agent, or a partner university administrator. Making international … [Read more...] about A Warm Message from the ELI Special Programs Director
Watthanakorn Kanthakeaw is an ambitious international student improving his language in the English Language Institute. He is from Chiangrai, on the northern side of Thailand. He came to the United States to pursue his dream of teaching children in his home country. Pursuing an English education major and American Sign Language in Missouri State is the first step to achieve his … [Read more...] about Where There is a Will, There is a Way!
In November 2019, International Leadership and Training Center (ILTC) and its training partner provider, IBDL, Cairo, Egypt, designed and implemented the Government Leadership Development Program (GLDP) for Egyptian national government leaders. Participants received two-week training at Missouri State University with visits to points of interest around the state of Missouri. … [Read more...] about ILTC welcomed official delegations from Egypt and Vietnam
A growing number of International Education Week events marked the celebration of international education and exchange at Missouri State. These events built on the efforts already in place to make Missouri State a global campus. Two new events in 2019 captured the diversity of cultures represented at Missouri State as well as international education as a tool to enhance the … [Read more...] about International Education Week at Missouri State