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, April 12, 2010

Welcome to Week 6, April 12th to 16th. Check out what's on this week!

1. Tutoring in the ESL Library

Practice English! Improve your language skills!
When: Every Tuesday and Thursday
Where: D315 ESL Library
Time: 12:30 to 1:30pm

2. Speaking with Confidence workshop in the PAL Centre, Building E, room E139
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Where: PAL Centre, inside of the Lifeworks Centre, Room E139 (near Treats and Subway)
Time: 12:00-1:00pm
Pre-Registration required. Email Dorothy to reserve your spot as small is limited to 10 students!

3. 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

4. Speaking Bootcamp Workshop
Learn effective conversation and public speaking skills in a fun atmosphere with your peers!
When: Wednesday
Where: D306
Time: 3:05 to 4:30pm
Public speaking is a skill and it can be learned!! Come out and practice!

5. Creative Writing Workshop
When: Monday (Today!) and next Monday, April 19th.
Where: D301
Time: 3:45-4:30
Pre-Registration required. This Workshop is FULL!

6.  Lunch and Learn 
When:  Friday, April 16th
Where:  D309
Time:  12:40-1:20pm
First Come, First Served--please come on time as we will start promptly.
This session will inform you about free Communication Skills courses being offered to Newcomers with training or experience in Business, Nursing, Health Sciences and Construction.
These FREE, occupation-specific langauage training courses will teach you the language and workplace culture skills required to communicate effectively in your job and help yo gain the communications skills you need to build a successful career in your field.
Check out the OSLT website for details.

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