ESL Conversation Club

Overview

Help new Canadians with intermediate conversation skills practise their English speaking and listening skills in small groups. Volunteers lead interesting conversations about travel, food, shopping, careers, etc.

Program Goals

Provide a comfortable and safe environment to practise speaking and listening in English
Foster independent learning skills
Provide an enjoyable social setting

Length

Fall   Winter  Spring
Two-hour programs
Six-week sessions

Volunteer Qualifications

Fluent in English
Strong facilitation skills
Active listening skills
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to work effectively with people from all backgrounds and all skill levels

Volunteer Responsibilities

Attend an orientation and training session
Commit to all dates of the program
Create a supportive, fun and rewarding environment

Training

A four hour (or longer) training session covering program materials

Benefits

Meet new people and foster friendships with individuals from diverse backgrounds
Help people improve their English language skills and become more confident speakers

Help Needed

All volunteer positions for this program are currently filled. Please complete an application and we will contact you when a position becomes available.

Contact

Rosanna Sing
Email: rosanna.sing@calgarylibrary.ca
Phone: 403.260.2605

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