ESP Biography



SHAYLA LEARY, ESP Teacher




Major: Biology (Pre Med)

College/Employer: Fairfield University

Year of Graduation: 2021

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Past Classes

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German Fairy Tales in Sprout Spring 19 (Feb. 16 - Mar. 02, 2019)
Story time! Come explore the wonderful world of German fairy tales and children's literature- from the Grimm Brothers to Heinrich Hoffmann. We'll read stories and try out writing a German fairy tale of our own!


German Fairy Tales in Splash Fall 2018 (Oct. 27, 2018)
Story time! Come explore the wonderful world of German fairy tales and children's literature- from the Grimm Brothers to Heinrich Hoffmann. We'll read stories and try out writing a German fairy tale of our own!


German Fairy Tales in Splash Spring 18 (Apr. 07, 2018)
Story time! Come explore the wonderful world of German fairy tales and children's literature- from the Grimm Brothers to Heinrich Hoffmann. We'll read stories and try out writing a German fairy tale of our own!


Introduction to German in Splash Spring 18 (Apr. 07, 2018)
Don’t you just hate it when you’re confronted with a German speaker who desperately wants to make small talk with you, but you can’t since you’re only fluent in English, Arabic, Greek, and Klingon? Well, this course is the answer to your problem! Through this class you'll learn basic German vocabulary and get a chance to create a postcard entirely in German!


Gambian Folklore in Splash Spring 18 (Apr. 07, 2018)
If you don't think you have the time to travel to west Africa just now, but are longing to learn more about Gambian culture and lore- this is the class for you! In this class we'll look into various aspects of daily life and at the oral histories passed from one generation to the next. Our course material will consist of traditional stories as well as those retold by young Gambian girls. (Copies of stories will be provided!)


Introduction to German in Sprout Spring 18 (Feb. 17 - Mar. 03, 2018)
Let's learn German! Grab your Lederhosen and/or Dirndl and get ready to learn all about contemporary German culture and language! In this class you'll learn how to master small talk, count, and structure sentences, all while completing crafts that you'll be proud to hang on your fridge.