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, March 22, 2010

Week3 March 22nd to 26th: What's on this week??

1. Tutoring in the ESL Library

Improve your language skills with teachers from the TESL program!
When: Every Tues and Thurs
Where: D315 ESL Library
Time: 12:30-1:30
2. MICROSOFT 2007     POWERPOINT  workshop with Amber  
When: Tues, March 23rd and
Thurs, March 25th
Where: D315 ESL Library
Time: 3:00pm

3.  Speaking Bootcamp Workshop with Catherine Luke
Learn effective presentation and public speaking skills in a fun atmosphere with your peers!
When: Every Wednesday for four consecutive weeks (March 24, 31st, April 7th, 14th)
Where: D306 
Time: 3:05 to 4:30pm
Public speaking is a skill and it can be learned!!

4. Summarizing and Paraphrasing Workshop
Practice essential skills of Summary and Paraphrase  in a small group setting.  
Your Peer Leaders are there to faciliate!
When: Tues(sched A) and 
Thurs(sched B)
Where: D333 on Tuesdays and D331 on Thursdays
Time: 12:00-1:30

New opportunity starting next week!!

5.  Speaking with Confidence
Improve your confidence using games and role plays with your peers and Peer Leaders.  This 4-week workshop will focus on presentation skills in a FUN and active atmosphere!
When: Every Tues and Thurs for four weeks.
(1.March 30th/April 1st; 2. April 6th/8th; 3. April 13th/15th; 4. April 20th/22nd)--date depends on whether you are schedule A or schedule B.

Where: PAL Centre, Lifeworks Centre, Building E lower level (across from Treats and Subway), room E139.
Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Limit:  10 students for Tues and 10 students Thurs session 
Email Dorothy to sign up--ask your Peer Leader for Dorothy's email--first come, first served!  Signing up means that you commit to coming all 4 weeks as each week will build on the previous week's workshop.

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!  


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