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MY TURKISH CLASS EXPERIENCE

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Right now that is my 3rd month in Ukraine. After 1 month training I started to implement my individual projects. One of them is to conduct a Turkish class at Center Alliance Office fro the people who is eager to learn my language. Actually I think it is more than learning a foreign language. I got the opportunity to introduce my culture and it can be very useful to break some stereotypes about each others. That’s why it seemed to me as a great idea. I started my lessons with 5 students last month. I believe that it was fun for every participant because I didn’t bound the grammer rules and just focused on the daily language. So my students learned some useful phrases and frankly I got so much fun Read the rest of this entry

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Education in Alliance

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During our first two months of our volunteer experience at Alliance, we had the opportunity to receive many and interesting trainings related to different topics from management to health.

On the first month we got acquainted with the country´s culture (including how to deal with the natural cultural shock) as well as some formation related how to create and manage a successful business/project. In this regard, the classes provided by Dawn Talbert, about Marketing and Public Relations, were very important components.

During the posterior weeks we got more knowledge on how to manage a successful communication, with the help of Alona Karavai. With this, we learned the importance of different tools of communications (such as energizers, games or theatre) and which one is more appropriate to use according to the goal (debate models, conferences, workshops etc). For instance we learned the importance of connecting on different levels with the audience, such as the mental, physical or emotional.

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