Jan 24, 2019
James Floss

Vertas fled violence in Oaxaca Mexico to become a resident here, raise a family, work, and is now striving to learn English. Translated by Max Guevara of the HSU Translation Club and voiced by Carlisle Douglas. 


Oct 25, 2018
James Floss


Juan, a DACA student at Humboldt State University talks about his struggles with learning English. He not only did learn English, he now has an inspirational message for all listeners.

Photo by English Express

Baykeeper’s Tours Coordinator Jasmin Segura partners with English Express founder Mary Ann Hytken to provide guest lectures and tours of Humboldt Bay aboard the H/V Madaket for ESL students and their families. English Express is so much more than an English Language school!

Jasmin and I spoke with Mary Ann Hytken, Ray Valdivia, and Spencer Graey of English Express, about how they offer community services, field trips, and English lessons for ESL students from Cambodia, China, Chile, Columbia, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Japan, Laos, Mexico, Pakistan, Senegal, Thailand, and the Ukraine.