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“Episode 13: Portrait of a Private Language Teacher in Armenia”

Pre-Listening Activity

Shushanik Mamajanyan shares her experiences as a language teacher in Armenia, but doing so online. Think about your country’s language education system. How is it similar AND different?

Video Activity

Watch the video and answer the questions. Look for the closed-captions option ( CC ) at the bottom of the video to watch the transcript. [The captions are automatically generated, so they are not perfect.]


Shushanik, the guest in this episode, majored in ______.

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The capital city of Armenia, Yerevan, was founded in ______ B.C.

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Armenia is famous for adopting _______ as the official religion long ago.

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Language education starts in the _____ grade.

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Students start learning ______ in the second grade.

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When Shushanik was growing up, about ____ of her English class was taught in that language.

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Episode 13: Private Language Teacher in Armenia
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