I Am International

“My two other American roommates and myself would never consider ourselves very American. When people ask us, we would always say, ‘We are international.’” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one […]

Core Kind of Turned Out to Be That Way

“Even if the Chinese students couldn’t always understand what was going on… they still felt like a part of our family.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email […]

BFFs: Best Foreign Friends

“I have met other international students from my roommate… They’re all pretty cool.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions Why does the speaker have so many “foreign friends?” What does the speaker mean by “orphan Easter,” and why did he feel so […]

A Solitary Lens

“He was a very solitary man and I totally respect that… Having alone time is a necessary thing.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us […]

We Don’t Know What You Guys Think

“We really want to make friends with any American students.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for […]

Nobody Talks to Me

“I was getting mad every single time.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What does the narrator experience in his first year? How does he respond? What emotions does he describe? What changes in his second year? How does he respond? What […]

American People Take It for Granted

“I have to constantly learn how to keep good relationships with people.”   Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

Barriers

“We definitely need to work on meeting somewhere in the middle.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box […]