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 8, 2010

Week 5: February 8th to 12th

What's on this week in GBC's ESL Program:

1.  Speaking Bootcamp Workshop with Catherine Luke
Learn effective conversation and public speaking skills in a fun atmosphere with your peers!
When: Every Tuesday and Thursday in February
Where: D306
Time: 3:05 to 4:30pm
Public speaking is a skill and it can be learned!!

2.  Newsblog Club Meeting
Here's your chance to be creative and express yourself!!
When: Wednesday, February 3rd
Where: D306
Time: 3:05pm
New members welcome! Make new friends--Write about what matters to you--Get published on our online Newsblog! 

3. Summarizing and Paraphrasing Workshop
Practice essential skills of Summary and Paraphrase (spoken and written) in a small group setting using authentic news articles.  Your Peer Leaders are there to faciliate!
When: Weekly, every Tuesday(sched A) and Thursday (sched B)
Where: D333
Time: 12:00-1:30

4.  Lunch and Learn with Diana McIntryre, Student Success Co-ordinator,  from Student Services
Improve your study skills with "Mind Mapping"--learn how this can help you to think, problem solve and learn more successfully!             
When: Friday, February 12th
Where: D309
Time: 12:40 on the dot!

5. Tutoring in the ESL Library
Improve your speaking skills with teachers from the TESL program!
When: Every Tues and Thurs
D315 ESL Library
Time: 12:30 to 1:30pm

As always, your Peer Leaders are here to help you!  Set up a study group and invite us to facilitate; drop by Tuesdays and Thursday and after school for one-on-one and small group tutoring.  No need to sign up in advance--drop by D304A to meet us--our schedule is posted on the door!  And, check out who we are below:

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