понедельник, 31 марта 2014 г.

Conversation Circle

In March the format of the meetings of the
Conversation Circle was changed. Since Ashley returned to the USA we continue meetings of the club via Skype. So there were three meetings of the Skype format Conversation Circle in this month. Meetings took place respectively on the 11th, 18th and 25th of March.  There were no special topics discussed. People just talked about their life, personal achievements, political news etc. As usual there were much laughter and real interest in learning English. 

понедельник, 24 марта 2014 г.

7th grade students at the Window on America.

On March 24, 14
students of the 7th grade (school №10) visited Window on American center for the first time. We helped them to explore our collections, to have fun with books, iPads, Kindle and Kinect games. Kids looked around and got comfortable, and we hope they will soon learn to enjoy visiting Window on America Center, studying English language and knowing the USA better.

пятница, 21 марта 2014 г.

Gaming with Kinect

On March 21 Sumy Window on America Center run two tours for pupils of the 3th and 4th forms of the school №8. During school holidays our center becomes a favorite place of leisure activity for many schoolchildren. They just came to the library to learn some new games. We suggested them to play Kinect Games. Kinect has changed the way people play games and experience entertainment. We invite kids to come and enjoy playing games with friends on the big screen!

вторник, 18 марта 2014 г.

Meeting with English teachers

 On March 18, Sumy Window on America Center hosted meeting with 14 English teachers from Sumy and Sumy region. They were welcomed by the center's coordinator talk about center’s book collection, activities, projects, TEA and Fulbright programs for school teachers. During the meeting the main eLibraryUSA databases, online English language teaching and learning resources were introduced to participants. Also our guests used Kindle e-readers, iPads and experienced the fun of using them. Hope we will see them in our center with their students.

среда, 12 марта 2014 г.

What Is Happiness?

Welcome to English-Speaking Club. Last month we had a variety of topics discussed:
4.02 Are You Confident of Your English?
11.02
What Is Happiness?
-Are you happy?
- What do you need to be happy?
- Can a man be taught to be happy?
These and a lot of other tricky questions were asked at our today's club meeting. The participants tried to get answers working in groups. Everyone was envolved in the debates and got a lot of pleasure trying to present his or her arguments.

18.02 Our Best and Worst Times

вторник, 4 марта 2014 г.

Conversation Circle

In February three meetings of the
Conversation Circle took place. The topic of the first and the second meetings on February 5th and 12th respectively was “Cooking”. Members of the club exchanged recipes of different meals and drinks, told how they cook them. There was much joy, laughter and good spirits. And of course people learned many new English words and phrases. The 3rd meeting of the club was devoted to the discussion of the Personal Questions. It aroused a great interest among the members and helped them to know each other better.