Education/Training Services

TELEPHONE CONVERSATION PARTNERS

 
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General Information
Description of ServiceTelephone Conversation Partners gives immigrant families who are learning to speak English a chance to improve their English skills by providing a safe, supportive environment for learning. The program pairs volunteer tutors with ESL students who want to increase the duration and intensity of their language learning opportunities. Partners speak over the phone 30 minutes a week for conversation practice. Tutors are trained and provided scripts of scenerios that deal with useful everyday situations. Cultural exchange is a fundamental part and a natural outcome of this program.
LocationRensselaer
Geographical AreaRensselaer
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Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall 518-244-4650
Intake RequirementsAppointment only
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityImmigrant families who want to improve their English skills.
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Thu 9:00 am-3:00 pm or by appointment during other times
Specific Hours: Mon-Thu 9:00 am-5:00 pm or by appointment during other times
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 71 First Street
Physical Site Address 2 Russell Sage College Campus
Physical Site City, State, Zip Troy, NY 12180
Mailing Address 1 U 65 First Street
Mailing City, State, Zip Troy, NY 12180
Main Phone 518-244-4650
Service Location Email Via website
Web Address www.lvorc.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF RENSSELAER COUNTY
Affiliated Program: TELEPHONE CONVERSATION PARTNERS
This Service: Education/Training Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Conversation Partners (PH-1400.1600)
Families (YK-2000)
Family Literacy Programs (HH-4500.2000)
Immigrants (YE-3300)