Cómo Se Dice? How Do I Say…?
In April 2009 the SCLC was able to offer drop-in English classes to local community members desiring to practice their conversational English as well as learn basic English phrases used in the ecotourism industry. Vincent Liares, a short-term volunteer from Canada held afternoon sessions with small groups of local community members wishing to improve their English vocabulary. Due to the size of the small intimate classes, the local community members who participated were really able to benefit from the program. Vincent explained the experience as mutually rewarding as he was able to improve his Spanish lingo conversing with locals while community participants definitely benefited from the classes, explaining they felt they had improved their English vocabulary in areas in which they felt to be truly useful such as conversational and tourism-related themes.