Volunteer Opportunities in Middletown involving Language Acquisition (shared by Prof. Ana Pérez-Gironés)

Attention students who are interested in Language! This just in from Professor Ana Pérez-Gironés!

Volunteer with ESL (English as a Second Language) children in the Middletown Public School System
– Provide academic instruction and support to children at Woodrow Wilson Middle School as they continue to hone their English language skills

– Help them with day to day assignments and classroom activities

• Knowledge of Spanish / Arabic preferred, but not required
• Minimum commitment: ~2 hours per week, between 8:30 am and 2:30 pm (WWMS school hours), preferably over the whole 2017-2018 academic year

Informational meeting: Have pizza with the middle schoolers you’ll be assisting!

Friday Sept. 15, 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Highwaymen Common Room

Dept. Romance Languages & Literatures (300 High St)

For further information, please contact Phoebe Howe (phhowe@wesleyan.edu)


Teach elementary Spanish / French to Middletown children (ages 4-7) at the Russell Library
(“Speak like Babar” / “Speak like Dora”)

• Limited to 4 volunteers who will be enrolled in a French/Spanish class 221 or above (2 French/2 Spanish)
•Commitment: 1 hour on Saturday (12-2 pm, October and November), plus several sessions to prepare lessons

Informational meeting

Friday Sept. 8, 12:00 – 1:00 pm
127 Downey House

For further information, please contact Prof. Ana Pérez-Gironés (aperezgirone@wesleyan.edu)