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Writing Center Events for International Students

For the most up-to-date list of events, please see our events flyer. You can also check our Facebook Page (facebook.com/templewc) or our Twitter feed @TempleWriting for regular event updates. A summary of our usual events can be found below.


Monthly Meet and Greets
: Come meet the Conversation Partner staff, enjoy snacks, and play games. Meet and greets are usually hosted from 4:30-5:30 on Fridays once a month.

 

Listening and Discussion Groups: Approximately 2-3 times a semester, we will be hosting discussion groups that focus on the following topics:

  • listening and responding to lectures
  • understanding colloquial English in English-medium television and film

Our discussion groups are typically 1-2 hours long and end with a short discussion of the videos or films watched. International students will typically discuss the content with a native or near-native speaking Conversation Partner, alumnus, or volunteer.


Discussion Panels: Usually hosted twice a semester, a discussion panel will be a targeted discussion on a specific topic (for example, politeness customs in the U.S.). Panelists are selected from our staff, as well as outside alumni and staff members, to provide insights on a particular topic.


If you are interested in attending one of our events, please email Elisabeth Ursell (eursell@temple.edu) to confirm your participation.