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DSI Miya Osaki, Mari Nakano, and Lee-Sean Huang Participate in the 10th Anniversary Winterhouse Forum

Carmen Lopez (2017) and Irene Rojas (2017)

“An alternative space for people who are already taking classes to practice English through music.”

Process Paper: (PDF)

For immigrants, language is one of the main obstacles when arriving to a new country, and it is the main barrier for adapting and accessing opportunities. Many feel intimidated to practice and further their English skills because they do not feel comfortable, and it is very difficult for them to find a safe space in which they can practice. Music connects across cultures and can break down barriers. Without necessarily understanding the lyrics, many people feel connected to the American culture through music.

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