You Teach Me / I Teach You
FISH Hospitality Pantries' You Teach Me/I Teach You is an informal,
eight-week collaborative language and cultural exchange program aimed
at developing stronger communication between volunteers and guest. Participants work together and teach one another in this real-life language lab, while the children learn through art and stories.
The program arose from the desire of volunteers to be able to better communicate with our Spanish-speaking guests, and from our guests’(particularly women, many of whom don’t have the same opportunities as their husbands and kids to pick up English at work or school) wish to learn more English. It grew from there to include sharing cultures, customs
and food. •