My English students seek conversation practice

Here is a letter from one of them:

irina-2I’m desperate for English conversation practice!

In exchange, I can be your guide in Kandalaksha.

I can meet you at the train station, help you check into a hotel, recommend a place to eat, suggest places to visit, take you there, keep you from getting lost, and in every other way make you stay in Kandalaksha pleasant and comfortable. All totally free if you speak English to me and encourage me to do the same.

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Free charming guide in Kandalaksha

iraIt is my pleasure to introduce Ira, my English student, who can act as your guide in Kandalaksha ABSOLUTELY FREE in exchange for English conversation practice. Ira is into making traditional Pomor dresses and gold embroidery, runs a shop together with her mom, and visits all sort of exhibitions and trade fairs with their products. Her English.. I’d rate it as bearable for someone resourceful and patient. Write me to manfriday@yandex.ru with any questions on Ira, or to contact her.

Free guide and accommodation in Pudozh, Karelia, in exchange for English

julia_dima_ostinTHIS OFFER IS FOR SOMEONE TALKATIVE, WITH GOOD ENGLISH, MOTIVATED TO SAVE AND ESPECIALLY TO GET THEMSELVES IMMERSED INTO LOCAL LIFE.

Meet the Merkulenkov family: Julia, Dima, Jean, three Chow-chow dogs, one chinchilla, and several parrots. They will host you and act as your guides – and they know the area real well – entirely free in exchange for some very serious English conversation practice.

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Free guide in exchange for English. Kandalaksha and area.

A charming young woman with truly fluent but stilted English needs help to relax and loosen up. She will avail herself as a guide to an English-speaking traveller who has the style and personality to take her beyond formal Soviet style conversation manner.  Write to paul_voytinsky@yahoo.com and I’ll put you in touch.