Monday January 15th, is the Martin Luther King Day holiday. Martin Luther King spent his life working for equal rights for African Americans, and all Americans. He was an important civil rights leader and minister whose work helped lead to new laws against racial discrimination.
King’s most famous speech was at a protest rally for equal rights – in front of 250,000 people in Washington DC in 1963, which became known as the “I Have a Dream” speech.
The Museum of Modern Art in San Francisco is 3,000 miles away from MetroWest, but you can see some artwork from their collection on your phone – plus practice your English a little in a fun way.
The museum has a feature called “Send Me“. Just send a text message to 57251 and ask for a picture of something – and you will usually quickly receive a text with a related photograph, painting, etc. from the museum. You can even ask for art using an emoticon.
For example, you can try sending a text to 57251 like this:
Read about Astronaut Ellen Ochoa, Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and 7 other inspiring Latinas in the United States. This is part of a series of articles by Google about Latino Cultures in the U.S.
Is it a new and different job, or a promotion? Good for you!
At the end of the process of searching for a new job, you will probably have an interview with the hiring manager of the company or organization where you would like to work. The interview is a conversation during which you talk about yourself, your skills, knowledge and experience.
Here are a few ideas, or tips, for having a successful interview:
Be on time—not too early and Not Late.
When you think about the time you will need to get to, and be ready for the interview, remember to include extra time for:
Possibility that you will get lost
Time to find a parking space
Time to find the building and room where you will interview
Time to take a deep breath, and relax a little before the interview starts
Dress appropriately – There is agreement that both men and women should wear a suit.