вторник, 22 марта 2011 г.

Discover America

On March 21, WOA center organized a meeting devoted to the USA at the Sumy Branch of Kharkiv National University of Internal Affairs. The PCV Arden Stone told about history, traditions, education of the USA and answered student’s questions. More than 30 students took part in the event.

четверг, 3 марта 2011 г.

US Peace Corps

A very special event took place in WOA center on 3 of March. Teachers of English of Sumy and Sumy region were welcomed by our guest, the Peace Corps Volunteer, Arden Stone. She told about the history of establishment of the Peace Corps, about its 50th anniversary, about US Peace Corps in Ukraine and activities of the volunteers in Sumy. Our volunteers teach English in Secondary Schools, Universities, and Pedagogical Colleges, organize Camps–Excite, programs for teacher, English – Speaking Clubs. Arden Stone invited our teachers to take part in all these events.

среда, 2 марта 2011 г.

50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps

In 2011, the Peace Corps will commemorate 50 years of promoting peace and friendship around the world.
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy signed an Executive Order establishing the Peace Corps. Over the past five decades, Peace Corps Volunteers have served in nearly 140 countries.
Peace Corps was established in Ukraine in 1992 when Ukrainian President Leonid Kravchuk and American President George Bush signed a bilateral agreement to establish a Peace Corps program in Ukraine.Since that time the United States Peace Corps has cooperated with numerous progressive organizations. American Volunteers work and live side by side with Ukrainian colleagues for two years sharing experiences.
If your organization wishes to invite a Peace Corps Volunteer to work with you, please contact Peace Corps to request an application.
Contact Information
Peace Corps Ukraine01032 Kyiv, PO BOX 204 Saksahanskoho 111A St.Telephone: 8 (044) 391 66 20Fax: 8 (044) 391 66 21

American movies

American movies have entertained and enlightened audiences for more than 100 years. Westerns, thrillers, melodramas, comedies, special effects blockbusters from America have captivated people worldwide.
Our English-speaking club suggested learning more about “Hollywood” and American movie industry. The participants had also a chance to watch few American movies and to enjoy the skillful acting and fascinating plots on 2, 9, 16, 23 of February.