One of the sessions that I attended at the TESOL Convention last March was about English Clubs in Africa. The growth has been remarkable and there are now more than 35,000 English Club members in Africa! Kathleen Malu, from the U.S. State Department, has been working on this project. She was unable to attend the convention, but I was able to meet an extraordinary young English teacher and English Club founder from Senegal, West Africa - Seydou Sy Obama.
Here is my wonderful interview with the inspirational Seydou!
Patrice: Can you tell us where you teach and how long you have been teaching?
Thank you very much for giving me the chance to share my experience with teachers around the world. I am teaching in Senegal, West Africa and have been teaching since October 2015.
P: I understand that English Club membership is growing in Africa. When did you start your English Club in Senegal?
S: I discovered English Clubs in my first...