Number of weeks it takes to complete a new course that teaches English to restaurant and hospitality workers. Called 86 the Barrier, the online course was created by beverage industry professionals Joanna Carpenter and Cameron Shaw after the pandemic shut down restaurants. Traditional language classes are usually expensive and lengthy. With six bilingual volunteers who focus on relevant vocabulary, 86 the Barrier (a non-profit) offers peer-to-peer training over Zoom or WhatsApp.

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