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Say Ça! recruit volunteers!

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Say Ça! is looking for new volunteers to work with our students during our tutoring and mentoring sessions. This Montreal-based non-profit organization helps refugee and immigrant children (ages 10-18) adapt and thrive in their new life in Canada. We offer…

Language Day by IFMSA-Québec

On October 21st Anna Calderon (Say Ça!’s executive director) represented the organization at the Journée des Langues of the International Federation of Medical Students Association – Quebec, which took place at the University of Montreal. Anna presented Say Ça!’s work…

Our First ESL Experience

I enjoy learning English very much. My favorite activities have been those where I have had to interact with other students. I like speaking English. Mohammed In an effort to give more to our beneficiaries, last year, we decided to…

We are back!

Say Ça! is back this winter session with a lot of news: new students, new volunteers, and new lessons! For the first time since its beginning in March 2015, Say Ça! has opened its doors to all students in Welcome…

Say Ça! fourth phase

Last Saturday, Say Ça! concluded the fourth phase of its tutorship and mentorship program. This semester has flown by, and our students put a lot of effort to produce an exquisite end-result — a display of their respective projects in…

Phase 3 wrap-up

In recent weeks, Say Ça! was finalizing the third stage of its tutoring and mentorship program. As part of the monthly cultural outing program of July, Say Ça! spent a nice day at Mount Royal park, savoring the beauty of…

Welcome Back!

Last Saturday, Say Ça! resumed tutoring and mentorship sessions for young students at Concordia University.  As returning figures embraced each other back, the first meeting also welcomed new faces into the mix. New additions included freshly eager kids, tutors, and…

Launching the second phase of Say Ça!

‪#‎SayÇa‬! Fulbright Canada Annnnd we go again! Say Ça launch event of its second phase took place this past Saturday, October 1st. It was a day full of warmth, enthusiasm, and positive energy all around! We celebrated this wonderful event…

“Learning to Learn”

On April 30th, the tutors of Say Ça! attended a workshop about learning strategies and informal feedback. Pamela Gunning and Teresa Hernandez-Gonzalez from Concordia University’s Education Department talked about actions that facilitate language learning at the beginner level, and emphasized…