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English Conversation Partner

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Jones Library ESL Center

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Many newcomers to the Amherst community from overseas are already proficient in English, but they feel self-conscious about interacting with native speakers. A conversation partner can help by offering a "safe" occasion to practice, and help with idioms and "sounding more natural" (less like a textbook). Conversation partners may also share information on US culture, local opportunities, and how to navigate various institutions that are part of daily life in the US.

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About Jones Library ESL Center

Location:

43 Amity St., Amherst, MA 01002, US

Mission Statement

To help adult immigrants reach their own goals; to help newcomers to achieve self-reliance and participate meaningfully in the community.

Description

Teach adult immigrants to speak and read English and/or become US citizens.

Education & Literacy
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

43 Amity St.Amherst, MA 01002

(42.37632,-72.52084)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Tutoring

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • two hours per week
  • 1-semester commitment

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