ESL tutors needed for conversation practice or writing


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Cause Areas

When

Tue Jan 24, 2017 01:00 PM - Thu Mar 30, 2017 02:15 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.

Afternoon Conversation Groups:

  • When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, January 24th - March 16th
  • Time: 1:00PM to 2:15PM

Afternoon Writing Partners:

  • When: Mondays and Wednesdays, January 25th - March 15th
  • Time: 1:00PM to 2:15PM

Evening Writing Partners:

  • When: Monday - Thursday, February 6th - March 15th
  • Time: 5:45PM to 6:45PM

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.

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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