Memorial Day Resources from uscitizenpod
- A 21-Question “Salute” for Memorial Day Quiz based on the USCIS 100qs
Memorial Day Twitter Moment: Twenty-One @USCIS #Citizenship questions paired with U.S. memorials.
- Memorial Day: Vietnam Time Line (video)
Ngo Huu Phuc reads "The Vietnam Time Line" essay in honor of Memorial Day. Mr Ngo was a mechanic in the South Vietnam Air Force and studied for US Citizenship at Milpitas Adult School. He became a US Citizen in 2009. You can find a copy of "The Vietnam Time Line" in HOLIDAYS AND SPECIAL DAYS IN THE USA by Mary Glasgow, Scholastic Inc., 2001, ISBN 1-900702-59-2.
- The Vietnam War Memorial, Washington DC (photos)
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, The Three Soldiers, and The Vietnam Women's Memorial, april 2013. I took this picture in 2010 near the Vietnam Heritage Garden, San Jose. May the American and Vietnamese peoples always stand together!
- uscitizenpod (gagliajn): Sons of San Jose Vietnam War Memorial
These photos were taken on Memorial Day 2013 at Sons of San Jose Vietnam War Memorial, Guadalupe Park, by Paula Harbor and were uploaded to Facebook. I asked Paula if I could share them. Her comments:
I hate war. I hate violence. I hate greed. I look at this name etched into granite and wonder ... what if?
Over the course of the couple hours I was at this memorial today people came and went. Parents, siblings, friends, vets, Vietnamese with bouquets of thanks. Everyone had a story. "Do you have someone on the wall?" The answer was always yes and the story told. A man came and put his hand on my shoulder. After several moments we spoke. He helped with find raising the memorial and talked about his buddies who are on the wall. I shared about Gus.
For more info, see http://goo.gl/uulqUi and http://www.sjwarmemorial.com/
More Memorial Day Resources
- American English at State: Memorial Day (pdf)
- EL Civics: Memorial Day
- ESOL Courses: Memorial Day
- JenniferESL: #6 English Mini Lesson - Memorial Day (video)
- Learn English with EnglishClass101.com : Learn American Holidays - Memorial Day Learn All The Words In This Video! Get the FREE Word List
- Randall's ESL Lab: Memorial Day (video snapshot)
- ThingLink: Memorial Day by Susan Gaer
- Former POW: 'Forget, Forgive and Love Our Enemies' (2017 video)
- US Military's Fallen Honored With Flags (2016 video)
- VOA Learning English: (read and listen)