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Conversation Circles - English 

Conversation Circles - Mandarin

English Language and Life Skills

Chinese Shared Reading Group

 

Do you wish to improve your English and learn basic life skills for living in Australia? For those learning Mandarin,  practice your skills with trained volunteers . We have free courses, online information and Conversation Circles to help you.

 

 English Language and Life Skills

In partnership with AMES Australia we are offering a free courses to help you.

2019 Dates:

Glen Waverley Library : Thursday at 10am - 12 noon on the following dates:

31 January

7, 14, 21 & 28 February

7, 14, 21, 28 March

4 April

Clayton Library : Friday at 10am - 12 noon on the following dates:

1, 8, 15 & 22 February

1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 March

5 April

For permanent residents and Australian Citizens only.

We provide access to AMES language courses and Road to IELTS databases free for library members from our eLibrary Language Learning page

 

Conversation Circles - English 

Practise your English with the help of experienced volunteers at these free sessions. It's also a great opportunity to meet people from your local area - come in for a chat!

Conversation Circles will resume the week beginning 4 February 2019 :

  • Clayton Library: Tuesdays at 11am (school term only)
  • Clayton Library : Saturdays at 10am (school term only)
  • Glen Waverley Library: Mondays at 10am (school term only)
  • Mount Waverley Library: Thursdays at 11am (school term only)
  • Oakleigh Library: Fridays at 11am (school term only)
  • Sessions are for 1 hour. No bookings required.

 

Conversation Circles - Mandarin 

Do you get little opportunity to speak in Mandarin? Come to our free weekly program and work with our trained volunteers, who will assist you with your pronunciation and enhance your verbal and listening skills.

你是不是很少有机会讲普通话?来参加我们每周一次的免费活动,与受过培训的志愿者练习发音、增强口语和听力能力

Participants are required to already have a basic knowledge of speaking Mandarin. For adults and teenagers. 

参与者必须具备说普通话的基本知识。活动的对象是成年人和青少年

Conversation Circles - Mandarin will resume the week beginning 4 February 2019.

For more information

 

Chinese Shared Reading Group

您有没有想过和朋友一起参加一个读书会? 我们的读书会以普通话进行, 向所有中文读者开放。

Have you ever thought about attending a reading program with your friends? Our shared reading program is held in Mandarin and is open to all Chinese readers. For more information

 

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Last updated: 18 January 2019