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Practice English With Newcomers

 

Practice English With Newcomers

Hone your conversation skills by talking with adult immigrants studying English. Support students' vocabulary growth and expand their understanding of US culture. These language skills are critical to students’ success in this country. Topics and resources provided. Bilingual ability not required. Students benefit from getting to know the person they’re talking with, so weekly commitment is strongly encouraged.

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There are seven Adult Learning Centers, with full-time professional staff and volunteers who tutor literacy groups and facilitate ESOL conversation groups. Centers also offer Basic Adult Education classes, video groups, writing groups, technology-assisted instruction, as well as ongoing tutor training provided by professional staff.