English language skills are the foundation for a successful life in Kitchener-Waterloo.

We match volunteer Tutors with Learners who want to improve their conversational English skills for everyday living in Canada.

Tutors and Learners meet for one to two hours every week for about six months in public places like coffee shops, community centres and libraries. Each pair of Tutors and Learners choose their own goals and conversation topics.


We train our Tutors both before and during the program.  Our volunteer Tutors come from a wide variety of backgrounds. Learners can ask Tutors questions about living and working in Canada or what to talk about when meeting a child’s teacher, attending a social or community event, or speaking with colleagues at break time, etc.

We provide training and resources to support the Tutor during the process.


Tutoring provides a level of anonymity and personal support in building confidence in your English conversational skills.