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Spring 2017 meeting times
Meetings are held Fridays, January 27 – April 28, at 3 PM. All meetings are held at the Graduate Student Center at 211A W. Cameron Ave, except February 10 (held in the FedEx Global Education Center room #4003, 4th floor). No meetings are held on March 17 or April 14.
A speaking group consists of native and non-native English speakers from around campus. Groups meet for an hour or two every week with a suggested topic revolving around American culture, University life, or language learning strategies and resources. An ESL-trained group facilitator from the Writing Center attends each meeting to help the group members work together to improve their oral communication skills. Each week:
Please note: The facilitator’s role is not to teach a speaking or pronunciation “class” but to familiarize the group with US language, culture, and resources.
Who can join a speaking group?
Spouses, non-academic staff, and community members, are not eligible to participate in speaking groups.
How do I join a speaking group?
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