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TALK TO ME – SPEAK THE LANGUAGE OF YOUR NEW COUNTRY Liisa Peltomaa and Anne-Marie Salonen DKG Finland State and Gamma Chapter in Turku DKG Regional Conference in Baden-Baden 2011. DKG Γ Chapter Finland and Association Daisy Ladies

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TALK TO ME –

SPEAK THE LANGUAGE OF YOUR NEW COUNTRY

Liisa Peltomaa and Anne-Marie Salonen

DKG Finland State and Gamma Chapter in Turku

DKG RegionalConference in Baden-Baden

2011


DKG ΓChapter Finland

and

Association DaisyLadies

Aim to participate in cooperation

in which

Knowledge is power

into which

Language is the key


  • Association DaisyLadies

  • A social network for immigrantwomen

  • in Finland founded in 2002 to

  • Bringculturestogether and supporteach

  • one’sownculturalidentity*

  • Act as an association thatdevelopsevery

  • kind of equality*

  • Increasepossibilities for education and

  • Employment*

  • Languageteaching*


Staff

2 salariedworkers

Part-time and long-termvolunteersfromwomen’sorganizationslike DKG and UNIFEM


  • Association DaisyLadies

  • The waysitworks

  • Information and advice

  • Membergatherings

  • Supportingeachother

  • Lectures, seminars, workshops, visits and

  • courses*


  • Association DaisyLadies

  • Activitiestogether

  • Handicrafts

  • Sports

  • Cooking

  • Fun

  • Studiesabout

  • Finnishsociety

  • Celebratingevents*


Selection of participants

  • on application

  • 50-60 participants per year

  • length of attendancefewmonthsup to oneyear

  • length of attendancefewmonthsup to oneyear*


Methods

  • Interview – getting to knoweachother

  • Distributinglists of terms and phrases

  • Repeatingafter the instructor/ and readingaloudalltogether

  • Questions and repliesbyinstructors and byeachparticipants

  • Pictures, gestures and signlanguage

  • Aim to activateeveryone*


Signitures of the participants


Content of ourcourse


New themesthisyear

  • Health and illnesses

  • Education

  • Customs and habits

  • Colours

  • Numerals

  • Festivities and religiousholidays

  • Trafficsigns

  • Energy


Countries of the participants

  • Therewerewomenfrom

  • Afganistan

  • China

  • Irak

  • Iran

  • Korea

  • Kosovo

  • Morocco

  • Nepal

  • Russia

  • Somalia

  • Turkey

  • Thailand

  • Vietnam


Funding

  • City of Turku

  • Finland’s Slot Machine Association (RAY)

  • The Social Insurance Institution of Finland

  • Ministry for the Interior Affairs and Ministry of Education and Culture


Problems

  • Differences in the intellectuallevels of the ladies – somewelleducated and somealmostilliterate

  • Groupsaretoolarge

  • Muchtimespent on interpreting*


Whattheylike and notlike

Understanding the text


Whattheylike and notlike

Understanding the text


Photos of Association DaisyLadies


Photos of Association DaisyLadies


Photos of Association DaisyLadies


Thankyou for yourattendance!

Baden-Baden 2011


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