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 1, 2010

Week 4, February 1st to 5th.

What's on this week in GBC's ESL Program:  LOTS!!!  Take advantage of all that is offered!

1. TODAY, February 1st, 2010
Orientation to GBC's online library resources and effective research skills.
Where:  ESL Library, D315
Time:  3:00pm
Presented by Bill McAskill, Lead Research Librarian at GBC's Casa Loma Campus

2. Microsoft Powerpoint 2007 Workshop with Amber
When: Tuesday, February 2nd & and Thursday, February 4th.
Where: D315 ESL Library
Time: 3:00pm

3. Speaking Bootcamp Workshop
Learn effective conversation and public speaking skills in a fun atmosphere with your peers!
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays
(4-week workshop:  1st workshop:  Feb 2, 4; 2nd workshop: Feb 9, 11; 3rd workshop: Feb 16, 18; 4th workshop: Feb 23, 25)
Where: D306
Time: 3:05 to 4:30pm
Public speaking is a skill and it can be learned!!

4.  Newsblog Club: Digital Storytelling Workshop 
Learn a very simple way to create a digital presentation using pictures, music, your voice and text!
When: Wednesday, February 3rd
Where: D318 (Computer Lab)
Time: 3:05 to 4:30pm
New members welcome!  Contribute to our online Blog!

5.  Summarizing and Paraphrasing Workshop
Practice essential skills of Summary and Paraphrase (spoken and written)in a small group setting
When: Weekly, every Tuesday(sched A) and Thursday (sched B)
Time:  12:00-1:30
Where: D333

6. Tutoring in the ESL Library
Improve your speaking skills!
Where: D315 ESL Library
When and Time: Every Tues and Thurs from 12:30 to 1:30

7.  NEW! 
Lunch and Learn with the Advisors
Meet with Tracy and Joseph from Advising who will be more than happy to answer your questions about what services they offer and programs at the college.
Where: D309
When:  Friday, February 5th
Time: 12:40

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