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January 15, 2014
Just  17 days until the . . .

Saturday, February 1, 2014 
8:30am - 5:00pm 
Three easy steps to Houston . . .
1. Click here to register.

  Email Ken Appelt,, to apply for Volunteer Training Initiative (VTI) reimbursement for your registration cost. 
3. Click here for a listing of conference sessions.

Keynote speaker Maria Bazan-Myrick is program director for Continuing Education Languages at Houston Community College. She has spent more than 25 years in the field of adult education and training, and has extensive ESL experience.
Last year, Bazan-Myrick's program was recognized by the National Council for Continuing Education and Training (NCCET) for its outstanding efforts and high quality learning opportunities in ESL and other areas.
Scenes from last year's GCLC . . .

Upcoming TEX Trainings . . .

Click on the green links for training details and registration.

Basic ESL Training for New ESL Teachers of Adult Students:

Basic Pronunciation for New Teachers of All Levels of Adult ESL Students:

Teaching Higher Level (Intermediate & Advanced) Adult ESL Students:

Higher Level for New Teachers of All Levels of Adult ESL Students:

Lester Meriwether, Executive Director 
4802 Highway 377 S., Suite 14
Fort Worth, TX 76116
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Trivia Challenge 

1. The Anglo-French phrase raisins de Corauntz (raisins of Corinth) refer to:


a) currants


b) craisins


c) cashews


d) caviar

2. Martin Luther King, Jr. had deep admiration for which renowned leader, emulating his leadership style:


a) Nelson Mandela


b) Mohandas Gandhi


c) Frederick Douglass


d) Abraham Lincoln

3. Legend has it that Mexico's national food dish, mole poblano, was created in the 16th century by:


a) nuns chopping and roasting and grinding every ingredient they had, to prepare a dish for the visiting Archbishop


b) vaqueros on the open range, combining their chiles, seeds, stale bread, nuts, and other offerings into one community pot


c) a small boy attempting to perk up his grandmother's monotonous stew by throwing in the odds and ends from his pocket


d) conquistadors combining spices they had brought from Spain with the indigenous crops of the land 

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