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Student Request for Conversation Friend
October 1, 2018
January 15, 2018
This is a one-on-one English conversation program which matches international students and scholars with local community volunteers. Conversation Friends meet every week for an hour.
Available to new international students, scholars and their dependents
Please check which you are:
Exchange Student, Non-Degree
UO Admitted Student
Spouse of Student/Scholar
UO Student ID
If you do not have a UO ID number, just leave blank.
Date of Birth (MM/DD/YY)
UO Email Address
Non-UO Email Address
Mobile Phone Number
Country of Citizenship
When did you first arrive in the U.S.?
Tell us a little about yourself (interests, etc)
Conversation Friend Responsibilities
1. Student/scholar/spouse agree to participate in at least one hour a week of English conversation time with an FFIS volunteer. The meeting will occur at a mutually arranged time and place. A consistent time and place are important for the success of this program.
2. Student/scholar/spouse should contact their Conversation Friend if they will be late or absent for any arranged meeting.
3. Eugene is a diverse place, reflecting American socity. FFIS volunteers are also diverse and can include young adults, retired folks, current Uo students, among others You should be prepared to accept the FFIS Conversation Friend you are assigned to. However, if, at any time, you are not comfortable with your Conversation Friend, please contact someone right away at FFIS or International Student & Scholar Services at the University of Oregon.
I agree to the Conversation Friend Responsibilities
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