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Socas players give a hand with English
Socas Canarias basketball side’s American stars have added another dimension to their game: English teach­ing. The club’s three US play­ers, Levi Rost, Jakim Donaldson and Jason Detrick, are becom­ing regular participants in a language venture organised with schools in the La Laguna area.


The players are helping to teach English in local schools
The players are helping to teach English in local schools

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28.03.2008 - In the latest initiative, the trio went along to the Luther King School, a short distance from their training facility and hosted a teach-in in English for dozens of teenage pupils.  The session included video footage of basketball tactical moves and impressive plays, which the players took turns to de­scribe to their audience.  Some of the pupils confessed after­wards that they had difficulty understanding the accents of at least one of the players but enjoyed the chance to practise their English nonetheless.



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