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U.S. Embassy launches “Helen’s Journey” (Press Release)

U.S. Embassy launches “Helen’s Journey,” a radio drama to help improve  English language skills in Ethiopia 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, June 11, 2020 – The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the launch of  “Helen’s Journey,” a radio drama to help improve English language skills in Ethiopia. This  educational project is funded by the American people in friendship with the people of Ethiopia.  The radio series tells the story of Helen, an adopted American-Ethiopian Fulbright scholar, who  is visiting Ethiopia to search for her birth parents and conduct research around the country.  During her time in Ethiopia, she meets several Ethiopian students. Will Helen find her family in  Ethiopia or perhaps even true love? Tune in weekly to learn about her adventures. “ 

The radio drama and accompanying educational materials were written by an English Language  Fellow who lived in Ethiopia. Learn more about the English Language Fellow program at  https://exchanges.state.gov/us/program/english-language-fellow-program and learn more about  the Fulbright program at https://us.fulbrightonline.org/. 

“Helen’s Journey” was recorded and produced by Rehobot Promotion with funding from the  U.S. Embassy. There are 26 episodes in the program and each episode will be aired weekly  starting on Saturday June 12, 2021. This English language learning radio drama will be aired: 

Every Saturday on Ahadu FM 94.3 (at 3:00pm) and OBN radio 92.3 (at 6:20 pm), and every  Wednesday on Hawassa FM 100.9 (at 10:00 am) and on Bahir Dar FM 96.9 (at 2:00 pm). 

In addition, a link to each episode and the accompanying instructional materials will be posted  on the U.S. Embassy’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/us.emb.addisababa/ each  Thursday. The audio program and print materials can easily be used in English language  classrooms around the country, and we encourage teachers to introduce this exciting and  illuminating drama to their students. 

The newly established Regional English Language Office (RELO) at the U.S. Embassy in Addis  Ababa, is dedicated to helping English language teachers and students throughout the county.  For additional free resources to learn and teach English please go to 

https://Americanenglish.state.gov or join us on Facebook at  

https://www.facebook.com/AmericanEnglishatState/ or 

https://www.facebook.com/AmericanEnglishforEducators/.

For any enquiries about Helen’s Journey or the Regional English Language Office please contact RELOAddis@state.gov. 

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2 COMMENTS

  1. The U.S is no longer controlled by good people of America. Ethiopia needs to reach to those people and not by groups who control it and teying to affect U.S itself.

    We want Kennedies back. It is amazing Americans never demand investigation of Kennedies being cleansed one by one.

  2. Anerikkka ! Save it……save it.…..leave motherland ETHIOPIA alone and go on with your life of murder, fascism, and white supremacy.
    LET GO OF ETHIOPIA.

    ኢትዮጵያ: ታበፅህ: ዕደዊሃ: ሐበ: እግዚአብሔር::

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