sumanah at wikimedia
May 4, 2012, 8:50 PM
Post #5 of 5
Sounds like no one wrote to Erika. She'd prefer to do Sunday, so the
Re: Informal English lessons for Wikimedia developers - May 5 or 6
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date will be
ALBUQUERQUE, 10am-noon, Sun, May 6 2012
MUMBAI, 9:30pm-11:30pm, Sun, May 6 2012
UTC, 16:00-18:00, Sun, May 6 2012
AMSTERDAM, 18:00-20:00, Sun, May 6 2012
Please put your writing into the Etherpad as soon as possible, and at
least 24 hours before the session.
Engineering Community Manager
On 05/02/2012 11:42 PM, Andrew Garrett wrote:
> I'm also happy to help out, if Erika does want a hand.
> On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 8:16 AM, Sumana Harihareswara <sumanah [at] wikimedia
>> Samat - yes, I know this would be useful for a lot of people, but since
>> this particular volunteer only has a limited amount of time and wants to
>> learn more about software development, I'm choosing to ask her to
>> specifically help our developer community. You can email Erika (cc'd)
>> to let her know which sessions you could attend.
>> Sumana Harihareswara
>> Engineering Community Manager
>> Wikimedia Foundation
>> On 04/28/2012 06:11 PM, Samat wrote:
>>> This initiative would be helpful not just for developers (and thanks for
>>> this possibility Erika, Sumana in the name of developers).
>>> I would surely participate in a similar lesson...
>>> On Sun, Apr 29, 2012 at 00:00, Sumana Harihareswara
>>> <sumanah [at] wikimedia>wrote:
>>>> Some Wikimedia developers have requested help improving their English
>>>> writing skills. Erika Hanson is volunteering her proofreading skills to
>>>> help by leading interactive proofreading sessions -- we ran a pilot
>>>> today and it was successful enough that we'll do another one next
>>>> Participants paste what they've written into the Etherpad
>>>> http://notes.wikimediadc.org/p/english-lessons by Thursday night, so
>>>> Erika has time to read it and mark problem areas in boldface. Then,
>>>> during the tutorial session, Erika gives the learner lessons in
>>>> spelling, grammar, punctuation, etc., for about 15 minutes per student.
>>>> If she has time in the 15 min., she'll then move on to matters of
>>>> style. Discussion can be within the Etherpad chat.
>>>> If you want to participate, email Erika (cc'd) with the date/times that
>>>> you can attend (your 2 choices are below - I don't know whether Erika
>>>> can do both times or just the more popular 1), and put something you've
>>>> written into the Etherpad by the end of Thursday. It should be at least
>>>> 200 words long -- blog entry, email, school essay, whatever.
>>>> ALBUQUERQUE, 1:30pm-3:30pm , Sat, May 5 2012
>>>> UTC, 19:30-21:30 Sat, May 5 2012
>>>> AMSTERDAM, 21:30-23:30 Sat, May 5 2012
>>>> MUMBAI, 1am-3am Sun, May 6 2012
>>>> ALBUQUERQUE, 10am-noon, Sun, May 6 2012
>>>> MUMBAI, 9:30pm-11:30pm, Sun, May 6 2012
>>>> UTC, 16:00-18:00, Sun, May 6 2012
>>>> AMSTERDAM, 18:00-20:00, Sun, May 6 2012
>>>> If people learn effectively from this, then we could repeat it.
>>>> Sumana Harihareswara
>>>> Engineering Community Manager
>>>> Wikimedia Foundation
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