Chat buddies wanted!

Chat buddies wanted!

Availability:
regularly
Place:
Everywhere
Category:
Language, Refugee Support, Buddies
Can be done online / at home:
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Do you want to do something meaningful? Are you interested in other cultures? And do you like to chat? Then sign up for 'Kletsmaats': online chatting in Dutch with a newcomer. You will receive support from our team of coordinators, an e-learning and practice materials. This way you ensure that newcomers practice their language skills and are in contact!

With Kletsmetjes, Stichting Het Begint met Taal is launching a new, online form of language coaching. You and a newcomer meet weekly via online tools such as Whatsapp or Zoom. You practice the Dutch language together and share what interests you. This is good for language development, self-confidence and the network of newcomers and volunteers.

-You are Dutch or have lived in the Netherlands for quite some time
-You are curious and open to different cultures
-You are available 1 hour a week for 26 weeks
-You are digitally skilled (the video calls take place online)
-You are at least 16 years old
-You are interested in language. You do not need to have a teaching background. It is mainly about practicing speaking and listening!

You get:
-A nice match!
-Support from an enthusiastic team of coordinators for all your questions and advice
-For volunteers: a practical e-learning, digital language coach material and interesting webinars

Send a message if you are interested in becoming a chat buddy.

What our chat buddies say:

"We talked about all kinds of topics; our cultures, food, Liberation Day, Ramadan, festivals and the weekend".

"I like it a lot. My chat buddy is a great person. She talks Dutch with me in a cheerful way. It's never boring. She also gives me homework. I listen, speak, read and learn new words. My chat buddy gives give me the opportunity to improve my Dutch."

"My chat buddy is increasingly daring to talk and tell."

“Again it was great fun to see how eagerly my chat buddy absorbs all the information.”

"The progress with my chat buddy is remarkable."

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  Volunteer coordinator Chat buddies wanted Everywhere Language, Refugee Support, Buddies