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An American in Skopje: Exploring the Region and Working with Youth

September 29, 2017
When I found out that I would be placed in Skopje, Macedonia for the upcoming YES recruiting season, I was very excited. Although I had lived in Albania, I never had the chance to make it over to Macedonia.  Skopje will continue to be my hub location as I recruit ...

NEW! FREE English Language Lessons at American Corners in Serbia

September 27, 2017
Ako mislite da bi Vam znanje engleskog jezika pomoglo da pronađete odgovarajući posao, upišite se na besplatne tečajeve engleskog jezika za odrasle BELL+ u Američkom kutku u Vašem gradu! Od ove godine BELL+ možete pohađati i u Narodnoj biblioteci "Dositej Novaković" u Negotinu! Beginner English Language Learning Plus -  BELL +  ...

Bajram Thoughts: Eid in Sarajevo

September 8, 2017
Greg and Hdad
By Gregory R., YES Abroad 2017-2018, Bosnia and Herzegovina, from Hopkinton, MA This past weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to take part in the Bosnian form of the Muslim holiday: Eid al-Adha (known as Kurban Bajram in Bosnian). While I am not an expert, I would expect that celebrating both new ...

Teaching English As A Way of Giving Back

September 6, 2017
Traveling and learning new languages has always been important to me because I want to be connected to the world and know more about other cultures through the eyes of locals. I started learning English when I was in the 4th grade and I never thought that it would help ...