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NYC’s Oldest Language Institute Closes at Queens College

Amidst the disorienting effects of the coronavirus pandemic, many seemingly smaller personal tragedies have gone unnoticed. These encompass a number of harsh economic blows, such as nearly 110,000 small American businesses shutting down, or even closer to home – the ESL (English as a Second Language) department of Queens College closing its doors. The English […]

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Language barrier within QC language classes

“[Queens] is the capital of language density of the world,” stated Daniel Kaufman, an adjunct professor of linguistics at the Graduate Center of CUNY.  However, the language density is not represented within the CUNY schools in Queens nor in our public schools in New York City. New York City is home to as many as […]

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