Category Volunteers

Portrait of the month : Maude

Maude-Portrait
Maude has been a volunteer in the association since February 2019. “I joined a dream team full of energy with a good spirit of mutual aid,” she states. She is a tutor in English and French and helps with the…

Portrait of the month: Benoît

Benoit-portrait
There is no doubt that Benoit’s vocation is to serve the human being to help him to take steps in life. Former student of HEC and having obtained his PPCC (personal professional coach certificate) at the University of Concordia, he…

“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…

Volunteer Orientation

Initiation
In March Say Ça! organized two training workshops for the 13 new language tutors and mentors at Concordia University. The main topics of the training were Syrian cultural heritage and customs, nonverbal communication and active listening skills, literacy and education, and…