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PAE Exhibit Compares Communities

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PAE Exhibit Compares Communities
Posted on 11/26/2019
This is the image for the news article titled PAE Exhibit Compares CommunitiesStudents in English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) level 5 classes at Portland Adult Education have spent the fall semester working on projects about how their home communities compare to Portland. They will now present an exhibit of their work and short oral presentations on Dec. 4 and 5.

The presentations will be on topics such as:
Marriage customs in Afghanistan and Angola compared to Maine
Retirement in China v. the U.S.
Farming in the Portland area and a rural region of South Sudan
The cost of housing in Kigali, Rwanda v. Portland
Working in banana production in Honduras v. blueberry harvesting in Maine

The exhibit and presentations will be in the basement of Portland Adult Education (14 Locust St.) at these times:
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 1:30 to 2:30 and 7 to 8 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 5, 10 to 11 a.m. and 4 to 5 p.m.

PHOTO CAPTION: Mohamed, an ESOL5 student, shows his report comparing Christmas celebrations in Portland to the celebration of Eid Alatha in Nyala, Sudan.