We’re making a quick pivot from the murder and madness of Edgar Allan Poe in our last session to the satirical cheer of the hilarious holiday essay The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris. Witness with us this uproarious cult favorite, in which he recounts his experience working as one of Santa’s elves at Macy’s during the consumer chaos of the Christmas shopping season.
Here’s a link to the author reading his story if you want to hear it before our session.
Remember to bring your passport or driver's license.
Through attending the Culture and Community English class, you will improve your English language proficiency in all areas including reading and writing, gain more practice using English, learn more about American culture and engage with many interesting and contemporary topics.
Nature matters! We at America House invite you for a special addition of speaking club during which we'll #connect2earth. Let's prepare together for celebration of Earth Hour.
Are you just beginning to learn English? Did you study English when you were young, but haven't practiced in many years? If so, then we have a new course designed just for you. We would like to welcome all beginner-level English learners for a general English course at America house.
An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.
Interested in learning more about U.S. governing institutions and the ideas and debates that shaped them? America House is pleased to host this week’s session of the U.S. Embassy’s American Studies Club.
The Podcast club will feature podcasts that are on a variety of themes and feature many different perspectives. You will get new opportunities to get more listening practice outside of the classroom, while learning new vocabulary and content each Saturday while discussing the week’s podcast episode.
With Kevin Costner narrating, lead a cast of baseball legends and scientists who explore the magic within the 396 milliseconds it takes a fastball to reach home plate, and decipher who threw the fastest pitch ever.