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, May 10, 2010

Week 2: May 10th to 14th--Check out what's on this week!

Part I
Learn test-taking strategies focusing on IELTS and TOEFL!  This workshop will be led by two of your Peer Leaders that have taken and excelled at these tests.
When: TODAY!  Monday, May 10th--Follow up workshops will be announced at today's meeting.
Where: D309
Time: 3:00 to 4:00pm.

When: Tues, May 11th and Thurs May 13th
Where: D315 ESL Library
Time: 11AM

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), Weeks 2-7
Where: D333
Time: 12:00-1:30

4. MICROSOFT 2007 POWERPOINT workshop with Amber
When: Wednesday May 12th
Where: D315 ESL Library
Time: 3:00-4:30pm

 New opportunity starting THIS week!!
Want to improve your speaking?   Improve your confidence in conversation using games and role plays . This 6-week workshop will focus on conversation and speaking skills in a FUN and active atmosphere!
Where:  D309
Time:  3:00 to 4:00pm

6.  Lunch and Learn Alumni Panel
Learn about the post-secondary experiences of GBC's ESL graduates
When:  Friday, May 14th
Where:  D309
Time: 12:40-1:20

Coming:  Digital Storytelling Workshop--weeks 2 and 3 Monday after school.  You can win a tuition refund by expressing yourself through a digital story!!  Details to come.  Email Dorothy if you are interested!

Newsblog Club:  do you want to improve your writing while expressing yourself to your peers?
Why not write an article?  Need some inspiration??
Interested?  Email Dorothy or drop by D304 to chat about it!

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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