Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Intercultural Friends

A site for International Students and Scholars: University of Penn and Drexel: Philadelphia
IMPROVE IN: AMERICAN SOCIAL SKILLS, IDIOMS, GRAMMAR, PRONUNCIATION, UNDERSTANDING AMERICAN CULTURE 


FALL 2015 ENGLISH CHATS and BIBLE DISCUSSIONS 
and LOTS OF FUN STUFF 
   View our Conversation Groups and Events Calendar


Intercultural Friends** offers free classes & discussions which will begin Wed. 8/31/15 but will have NO CLASS on Monday SEPT. 7The following Free English classes are for any International student, researcher, or his/her family member.  Bible Discussions are for Internationals from any faith or cultural background and are usually multi-national.  English Bibles or texts are provided for all participants.  Although participants can benefit most from attending all classes throughout the semester, new students are welcome to join at any time during the semester.  You are welcome to forward this to other new students or scholars that you might know.

 Mondays
4:00-5:00 PM; English Class;  rogerw33@verizon.net ; Idioms in Current News Stories; Graduate Student Center 3615 Locust Walk 2nd floor conference room ; Call: Roger 215.964.3563
5:00-6:00 PM; Bible Discussion;  sarahivcf@verizon.net : Art and the Bible: Compare Famous Paintings and the Biblical stories that inspired them;  Graduate Student Center 3615 Locust Walk 2nd floor conference room; Call; Sarah 215-300-2164
6:00-7:00 PM; English Class;  sarahivcf@verizon.net  ; Individualized Pronunciation tutoring through reading “This Date in History”; Graduate Student Center 3615 Locust Walk 2nd floor conference room

Tuesdays  - rooms vary each week
5:30-6:30PM; English chats rogerw33@verizon.net ; Chats & light dinner with Americans: special tutoring for any children with their parents RSVP if bringing children  Houston Hall 3417 Spruce St. ROOMS VARY       9/1,9/8.9/15 Rm 218  …   9/22 Rm 223  … 9/29 Rm 311 … 10/6 Rm 223 …  10/13.10/20,10/27 Rm 218 … 11/3,11/17 Rm 223  … 11/24,12/1,12/8 Rm 218   Call ; Roger 215-964-3563
7:30-8:45pm; Bible Discussions with creative illustrations:  rogerw33@verizon.net  Parables Illustrated – Inspirational Stories that Jesus Told; Discussion & your insights encouraged;  Houston Hall 3417 Spruce St. ROOMS VARY …    9/1,9/8.9/15 Rm 218  …   9/22 Rm 223  … 9/29 Rm 311 … 10/6 Rm 223 …  10/13.10/20,10/27 Rm 218 … 11/3,11/17 Rm 223 …       11/24,12/1,12/8 Rm 218
Call ; Roger 215-964-3563

Fridays
12:00-1:15 PM; English Class: sarahivcf@verizon.net ; American Culture & Vocabulary; Houston Hall 3417 Spruce St. room 301; Call Sarah:  215.300.2164
1:30 PM-2:30 PM; Bible Discussion;  sarahivcf@verizon.net ; Compare Bible stories to Everyday life; Houston Hall 3417 Spruce St. room 301; Call Sarah 215.300.2164

7:30-9 PM; Penn Graduate Christian Fellowship (PGCF)  pgcflead@yahoogroups.com (variety of formats); Houston Hall room 314 http://dolphin.upenn.edu/pgcf/  
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Other English classes and Bible Discussions sponsored by friends of “Intercultural Friends”
Tuesdays.
2:30-5:00 P.M. Slanguage - American slang Contact: Bill Kelly   WJKAJWK@cs.comat the “Christian Association”, 118 S. 37th St.
7:00-8:30 PM; English Class  liangtz@gmail.com ; 4501 Walnut St..  Call Helen: 215.779.8396
Fridays  
7:00 - 8:00 P.M; English Classes; 8:00-9:00 P.M. Bible Discussion Tif@tenth.org ; Tenth Presbyterian Church  17th St. & Spruce St.
      Or     
6:30-9:00 P.M.  Dinner, Bible discussion & singing in Chinese or English For locations Call:  Helen Liang 215.779.8396
Sundays
9:30-10:45 AM English Class: 11:00 AM International Worship Tif@tenth.org ; Tenth Presbyterian Church 17th St. & Spruce St.
      Or       
10:00 AM Christian Worship Service in Mandarin: Helen Liang 215.779.8396 www.ccccuc.org ; 4501 Walnut St.

***  “Intercultural Friends is sponsored by Intervarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) and partners with GLOBALCONNECTUCITY www.globalconnectucity.org .  We bring together students, researchers, and their families from any country, culture, or religion for the purpose of friendship, learning, and spiritual support.  Discussions are sponsored by Intervarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) and Penn Graduate Christian Fellowship (PGCF).  For other classes and activities go to www.interculturalfriends.blogspot.com   or our calendar http://goo.gl/eAYzNJ