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Conversation Partner Training for Volunteers: Travel the World Locally through Cultural Exchanges

Bangor & Orono -

ORONO, Maine — Adults from around the world want to improve their conversational English. A new English Conversation Program coordinates pairings between local English language learners and volunteer partners to improve conversational English and encourage cultural exchanges.

This training is ideal for those interested in different cultures. A weekly commitment (1-2 hours) with a conversation partner starts post training.

Topics during the 3-hour training: cross-cultural communication, tips for facilitating conversation with new English speakers, and conversation topics and activities. Prior teaching experience, foreign language skills, and/or a degree in education are not required.

The classes will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6,  at United Technologies Center in Bangor and from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21  at Orono Public Library.

For more information or to reserve a spot, call 947-8451 or visit www.suzannefolsom@lvbangor.org

For More Information:

Contact Name: Suzanne Folsom

Telephone Number: (207)947-8451

Website: http://www.lvbangor.org

Email: suzannefolsom@lvbangor.org