How I Learned English is 28 pages long. A page of text is always followed by a page of illustration and caption. Below is a preview. Pages 30 and 31 feature reading comprehension activities and vocabulary questions, respectively. Major book topics:language learning, immigration, cultural values, family separation, culture shock, study skills, higher education, perseverance. Audience: English learners from elementary school to college.
ESL Student Reviews: Did you like the story?
I liked the story because I identificated myself with the life Claudia had. I would like to learn english and finish collage as Claudia did. I liked the story very much.
I loved the story because she was telling us about the experience that all the Hispanic people have to live when we came to this country without our family and friends. Everything is possible in life if you work for and feel motivation.
I like it beacause it really motivate you. Also that helps not give up on education because nothing its impossible.
yes i like it. It is what really happen a person who cames from another countries. they find different challengers in a country that is not theirs. At the same time, they find new opportunities to be succesful in their lives.
Yes, because it is a story of my life.
Yes,because it was motivated to continue learning english. I have been in the same situation and now i see that my goals can come true.
Yes. it was very fantastic story. i love the way how this girls start her live.
Yes, It is based on a true story that many people live when trying to live the American dream.
Yes, I did. The story is a great experience Claudia. This story give me advices to learn more English, and I think to English is very important especially if I want to share with other people.