The Student Success Blog will update you with useful resources, services and activities in our ESL Program and throughout the college. You will also find useful links for self study and study skills tips. Visit the blog often as information is updated weekly. Submissions, links or ideas for the blog are always welcome! Have a wonderful session at the School of ESL!

Monday, February 22, 2010

What's on for Week 7: February 22nd to 22th

1. Digital Storytelling Workshop Part 2!

Learn a very simple way to create a digital presentation using pictures, music, your voice and text! A great way to engage people through storytelling techniques!  Wow your teachers and classmates with your digital presentation. 
When: Wednesday, February 24th
Where: D318 (Computer Lab)
Time: 3:05 to 4:30pm
Bring photos to the workshop along with a topic you'd like to make into a digital story presentation.
If this is your first time (you didn't attend workshop 1), no problem!  Come on out!!!

2. Speaking Bootcamp Workshop
--Final Class of the session
Learn effective conversation and public speaking skills in a fun atmosphere with your peers!
When: Thursday, Feb 25th.
Where: D306
Time: 3:05 to 4:30pm
Public speaking is a skill and it can be learned!!

3. Workshops with the Peer Leaders
Practice essential skills of Summary and Paraphrase (spoken and written) and/or listening skills in a small group setting
When: Weekly, every Tuesday(sched A) and Thursday (sched B)
Where: D333
Time: 12:00-1:30pm

4.  Health and Fitness Info Session
Do you want to learn more about Health and Fitness?

Are you a Schedule A student?
Do you want to improve your listening skills in a real environment? YES, you say?? Sign up for the Fitness and Healthstyle info session with GBC Fitness students, Eric and Ivan. Sign up sheet is posted on D304, Student Success office. Eric and Ivan will meet you in front of D304 at 12pm sharp on Tues, Feb 23rd.

GBC Fitness students Ivan and Eric will escort you to the Fitness Centre, tell you about the fitness services at the gym (including the option of getting a Personal Trainer once a week!!), answer your questions about fitness and nutrition, show you how to use the machines and equipment and give you lots of tips on how to get active!!  Time to get serious about that New Year's Resolution of getting in shape!

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