Workshop for English Teachers: Kankan Workshop 2 MAY 5-7, 2017 In Kankan, Upper Guinea Two-day trip to Kankan, so we spent the first night in Dabola On our way to Kankan This wasn’t even the biggest pack we saw Roadside village Mosque About to cross the Niger River The Niger River The Niger River In Kankan now Kankan is desert There were fields upon fields of termite mounds Ebola has been mostly eradicated, but the country is still scarred from 2014 My hotel in Kankan What it looks like on the inside of a traditional roof Colorful laundry Togolese food for lunch Visiting the American Corner in Kankan The American Corner in Kankan Julius Nyerere University in Kankan My partner and the US Department of State Regional English Lanugage Officer for West Africa Inside the American Corner library Inside the American Corner library With the President of the American Corner library Hanging at the American Corner library with the President of the library, the Regional English Language Officer, my partner, and a Peace Corps volunteer Guest appearance at a program of the American Corner library The first day of the first workshop… do I look nervous? Early morning announcements Briefing me before the extensive and formal Guinean protocol of the opening ceremony The authorities/sages have arrived… we couldn’t start without them The formal ceremony to open the workshop Everyone gave a speech… yes, everyone! Can we get started, please? …. And we’re off! Briefing the Peace Corps volunteers on how they can help Workshop 1 Workshop 1 Workshop 1 Workshop 1 Workshop 1 Workshop 1 Workshop 1 Workshop 1 Workshop 1 Workshop 1 Workshop 1 Workshop 1 Workshop 1 Workshop 1 The next day, beginning workshop 2 Workshop 2 Workshop 2 Lunch break! Workshop 2 The third and final workshop for English teachers in Kankan Workshop 3 Workshop 3 Workshop 3 Time for certificates Handing a certificate to the Teacher Trainer of the Guinean English Language Teachers’ Association Handing out certificates Group picture with all the English teachers from the Kankan region who participated in the workshops The Kankan market The Kankan market The Kankan market The wife of the President of the American Corner made us dinner on our last night in Kankan Enjoying a home-cooked meal on our last night in Kankan Advertisements Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) w Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.