Girl Power!

The Girl Power! in Seattle program uses English as second language (ESL) lessons, activities, and field trips to provide teenage girls with the opportunity to explore what girl power is, build their confidence as a woman, and gain insight on how they can thrive in the global world and their future. Not only will students practice their English in a multi-cultural environment in Seattle, but they will learn a new way of thinking through interactions with local students and female leaders in Seattle.

ESL lessons

The Girl Power! ESL lessons incorporate the active learning method and focus on the development of students’ personal skills, such as, critical thinking and self-expression. The lessons are highly interactive. Students will solve problems, answer questions, formulate questions of their own, discuss, explain, or brainstorm using English during class. Some of the topics for the ESL lessons are;

  • Passions and dreams
  • What is your goal and how will you achieve it?
  • How can you contribute to society?
  • Leadership

Activities and Field Trips

Students have more opportunities to use their English as a practical communication tool by going outside the classroom. Activities and field trips are designed to reinforce the concept introduced in the ESL lessons. Activities may include;

  • Lecture by a female executive and/or entrepreneur
  • Visit a non-profit organization that supports women
  • Interaction with local female secondary school students
  • University campus tour

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