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Peace Corps Rwanda Welcome Book | March 2012

Peace Corps Rwanda Welcome Book | March 2012

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Published by: Accessible Journal Media Peace Corps Docs on Oct 28, 2012
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As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you will find that language skills

are key to personal and professional satisfaction during your

service. These skills are critical to your job performance, they

help you integrate into your community, and they can ease

your personal adaptation to the new surroundings. Therefore,

language training is at the heart of the training program. You

must successfully meet minimum language requirements to

complete training and become a Volunteer. Rwanda language

instructors teach formal language classes five days a week in

small groups of four to five people.

Your language training will incorporate a community-based

approach. In addition to classroom time, you will be given

assignments to work on outside of the classroom and with

a welcome book · RwaNDa


your host family. The goal is to get you to a point of basic

social communication skills so you can practice and develop

language skills further once you are at your site. Prior to

being sworn in as a Volunteer, you will work on strategies to

continue language studies during your service.

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