ESL tutors needed for conversation practice or writing


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Cause Areas

When

Tue Apr 18, 2017 05:45 PM - Thu Aug 31, 2017 06:45 PM

Where

Room C-35429-10 Thomson AvenueLong Island City, NY 11101

Students meet in groups of four or five for conversation practice. Games, activities, maps, and books are available for volunteers to use.

About

The ESL Practice Program needs volunteers to assist our adult English language students with small group conversation practice or one-on-one writing tutoring.

Evening Writing Partners:

  • When: Monday - Thursday, July 17th - August 24th
  • Time: 5:45PM to 6:45PM

Evening Conversation Groups:

  • When: Wednesdays and Thursdays, July 19th - August 24th
  • Time: 5:45PM to 6:45PM

Afternoon Conversation Groups (closed for the summer):

  • When: Tuesdays and Thursdays (will resume September 2017)
  • Time: 1:00PM to 2:15PM

Afternoon Writing Partners (closed for the summer):

  • When: Mondays and Wednesdays (will resume September 2017)
  • Time: 1:00PM to 2:15PM

The aim of Conversation Groups is to further our students' speaking and listening skills. Many of our students live with family or friends and don't get to practice these skills outside of class. Writing Partners, on the other hand, help individual students with homework from their writing and grammar classes as well as help students improve their overall writing skills.

Volunteers are asked to commit only one hour per week, though we are happy to have you more often if you like. Our students are very motivated and fun to work with, and they are very appreciative of any help you can give.

For more information, please email mpena@lagcc.cuny.edu for current evening sessions, or mculhane@lagcc.cuny.edu for afternoon sessions that will resume in September.

Skills

  • English
  • Adult Education
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Reading / Writing
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • one hour per week for 7-8 weeks

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