They seem nice. Mei… you will be fine Mei! Speak English. Mei Chiang- Mai Chiang All right. Jessica Connor present. Dear Father in heaven bless this food you have given We want to thank you from our hearts Will you stay with us and be our honored guests? amen amen How was school? English, please Mei, how was school? Mei… It was fine. Excuse me, Mei? Hi I’m Sylvia Newman. I do English tutoring here at the school. I know it’s uh- Very sudden, but I was asked to see if you may be interested in taking a few sessions with me? Great. I’m looking forward to it. So um I really enjoyed reading ‘Life of Pi’ this summer I loved how the author made the world seem really magical even if all he really was doing was Describing how difficult it was to cross the ocean over to America. Yeah, that was my favorite book. Great. Thank You, Liz. Let’s hear it for Liz. Alrighty, who’s next? Don’t all jump up at once now come on How about you mm-hmm? You. yeah, favorite book? Come on Your first week in Nashville. You not sick of English yet? So do you have a boyfriend back home? Mei… I know it’s really hard at first but Once you start to put yourself out there, and you start to communicate with people it really- it starts to become quite easy. You just you have to make that bridge with people Okay? Can any one of you Sagacious fledglings Tell me what a simile is? How about you? Chang. It is a figure of sp- I’m sorry, what? It is a figure of speech that we use to compare two different things That’s right. good. Did you find it when you went there? What I’m definitely gonna check when I go back, okay, yeah Um Mei, it’s good to see you. Hey all right hey. I’ll see ya all right. Bye Hmm, how’s the work? good. You know what, actually- we’re gonna have to start our session a little bit late today. I forgot my binder at home, so stupid anyways. I just have to run home really quick and grab it Can I come? Um Make yourself at home. I’ll just be a second. May I want to- What’s that? Show me Show me. Let me see. Let me see I’m sorry Look Mei, I know you’re not in an easy situation right now. When I was your age my sister had this boyfriend One time we got caught smoking cigarettes, and I told my mom that they were- Her cigarettes and she told her friends. So- I was terrified to go to school because I thought they were gonna beat me up. Every day I went to school in fear. Mei! Mei, Mei Mei? What you need is a tutor. Tutor-connect is a community of experienced tutors. From language, to mathematics, to music- We cover all ground to help you improve your performance. Get started today, and you may find Not just a tutor, but a mentor. And maybe even a friend.