пятница, 25 апреля 2014 г.

Schoolchildren visit Window on America Center

On April, 25 Sumy Window on America Center hosted schoolchildren who visited our center for the first time. We told them about books and magazines, movies and board games, about interesting events that take place here. The students got particularly interested in using Kindle and iPads. In the end of the meeting our guests played Kinect games, and we invited to come to our center more often, to take part in different programs.

четверг, 24 апреля 2014 г.

Opportunity Funding

 On 23 of April presentation of
Opportunity Funding Program was held in Sumy Window on  America center. The presentation was given by Natalia Bulgakova EducationUSA adviser from Kharkiv. For those who got interested in getting the education in United States Natalia gave a detailed information about Opportunity Program Application Process( how to complete application form, how to plan the process of choosing the right university, how to pass English language tests). She also answered many questions of future applicants.

пятница, 18 апреля 2014 г.

Book Display

Last week we received wonderful books from the USA.We thank our friends Don and Martha for their gift of books. We are absolutely thrilled at the selection!!! Look our book display and come to read new books!

пятница, 11 апреля 2014 г.

Postcards connecting the world

   Sumy Window on America center is proud to present display of postcards, which our patrons received taking part in project called the “Sumy Postcard Project”.

  The display is designed to show people in the Sumy region the power and opportunities which are available to people when they learn a new language. Furthermore, the display will show just how important learning new languages is to communicating in a global environment.

четверг, 3 апреля 2014 г.

Visit of 8th grade students

On April 2nd, the 8th grade students of the School №29 visited the Sumy Window on America Center. It was their first visit here and they were very much interested. They found out about resources of the center used for the learning of English, namely about books and DVD collections, iPads and Kindles. After that kids played Kinect games. They were very happy and excited to visit the Window on America Center and decided to come here regularly in order to learn English better and to learn more about the USA.

Meeting with Sumy Librarians

Librarians from different libraries of Sumy visited the Sumy Window on America Center. It was their first visit. The coordinator of the Center, Tatiana Luchkina, told about work of the Center and spoke in details about new trends in librarianship. Namely she told about work with e books, e library cards, blogs, and after that presented new gadgets used in the Center. Librarians  worked with iPads and Kindles, found out much new information and were very grateful for the opportunity to visit our Center.  

вторник, 1 апреля 2014 г.

American traditions

Welcome to English-Speaking Club. Last month we had a variety of topics discussed:
12.03 – American traditions
Today we got acquainted with our new club leader, Robert. He presented himself, after what every one was asked to tell a few things about himself. This first club meeting was quite interesting, as the participants learnt a lot about American traditions, way of life and they asked Robert eagerly about things they were interested in.
19.03 – Political Situation in Ukraine
26.03 – Unidentified flying object