It takes two to tandem. This program allows students to learn a new language, without leaving campus.
Two participants happily exchange conversation. I wonder what languages they are speaking?
From right to left, the 2016-17 Program Coordinator, Marie Shuman; the Founder of tandem, Mary Leighton, and the 2016-17 Assistant Coordinator, Franny Varty.
A tandem pair exchanges conversation.
A silly picture of participants having fun during the End of Term Scavenger Hunt. In the front, a participant wears a grey mustache and a ninja turtle mask. His teammates wear pink party hats on their noses.
A group of participants participating in the year-end trivia game.
The Facilitator takes attendance and chats with a participant in the program whose partner has not yet arrived to the session.
Phrases that describe tandem are written on a whiteboard: tolerance, diversity, Global Lounge friends, activities, autonomy.
“Learn a language, teach a language. It’s not rocket science.” – Mary Leighton, Program Founder (2011)