Wed night ESL Conversation (fall semester)

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Literacy Network

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Want to help local immigrants/refugees improve their conversational English skills? Our Conversation Group is held Wednesdays 5:00-6:00pm, at Literacy Network (701 Dane St) and our fall semester is Sep 16-Dec 14. We are looking for adults interested in helping out!

This is a facilitated group class for low-income adults needing to improve their English skills, and all instruction is done in English. Volunteers would be trained to work in small groups, following the activities created for them by the instructor. No experience needed! Training is provided.

Conversation Group volunteers must:
*be at least 18yo
*speak English fluently
*be punctual, professional, and reliable (able to attend class every week during the semester)
*have a warm, friendly, outgoing demeanor
*show kind respect for our students, instructors, staff, and other volunteers

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About Literacy Network


701 Dane St, Madison, WI 53713, US

Mission Statement

Literacy Network teaches reading, writing, communication and computer skills to Dane County adults so they can achieve financial security, well-being and deeper engagement with their families and the community.


Literacy Network was founded in 1974 and serves approximately 1,000 low-income adults each year in Dane County, Wisconsin. With a staff of 28 and approximately 900 annual volunteers, we help adults achieve their goals through personalized education services and support.

The people we work with improve their skills in English language communications, reading comprehension, and use of information technology. As a result, they advance their careers, help their kids succeed in school, achieve their U.S. citizenship, understand health information, or obtain their high school diploma or other degrees.

We offer small classes and individual tutoring to personalize the learning experience for everyone we serve. We build strategic partnerships with schools, businesses, libraries and community organizations to serve local needs in 34 locations throughout our community.

Each semester over 200 volunteer tutors meet every week, one-on-one, with adults needing their help with reading, writing, speaking English, basic computer skills, or GED prep. Training and lesson plans are provided!


Mon Sep 16, 2019 - Sat Dec 14, 2019
05:00 PM - 06:00 PM  


701 Dane StreetMadison, WI 53713



  • Tutoring
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Adult Education




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once trained, attend Wed night class every week during the semester, with no more than two absences.
  • Must have reliable transportation and pass background check.

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