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A personable, warm woman, she not only welcomes every student who enters the pro- gram, but interviews every prospective teach - er, and then asks herself, "what is going to work for this particular learner and this par- ticular tutor?" Furthermore, Biggers partners with her teachers and empowers them. Several have created their own curricula. One teacher developed an advanced learning seminar for people who can read the The New York Times, so they learn the language better, like idioms, and American customs. Another offering centered on the confusingly different services and options available at different stores. In Costco, customers load their own bags, carts, and cars; at Roche Bros., cashiers or a second 168 W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e | s p r i n g 2 0 1 6 Wellesley ESL Thursday Conversation Class education "give back by serving as teachers"

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