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, June 14, 2010

Week 7! What's on this week?

Websites of the Week
Don't have time now??? Busy prepping for finals??
Bookmark these and check them out when you have a chance!!
1.  ego4U:  English Grammar References and Exercises 
2.  ELLLO:  English Listening Lesson Library online 
3.  Spelling City:  A fun site with a great selection of vocabulary, activities and games

1. Opportunity: Stress Management Workshop
with Mehrangiz Pournaseh, a trained and experienced psychologist and Peer Leader at GBC!
WHEN:  TODAY!!Monday, June 14th
WHERE:  D309
TIME:  3:00-4:30
 2. 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
TIME: 12:00-1:30

Improve your speaking. Meet new people. Improve your confidence in conversation using games and role plays . Practice conversation and speaking skills in a FUN and active atmosphere!
WHEN: Every Wednesday AFTER SCHOOL
TIME: 3:00 to 4:30pm

Awards for international students in the Intensive English Program

  • Twelve Scholarships for International ESL Students
Scholarships for eligible returning ESL students as follows:
Scholarships of $1000: 6 Awards (August Competition)
Scholarships of $1000: 6 Awards (March Competition)

To qualify an applicant must:
  • be a registered full-time international Intensive English Program student
  • have completed at least two consecutive Intensive English Program levels with a grade A average
  • have participated in activities that have made a contribution to other students, their academic department and/or the College community in general
Required Supporting Documentation
  • A cover letter briefly outlining the contributions you have made to other students, your department/School and/or the College community in general (include the start date/ end date of the activity; name of the organization; number of hours per week; and some specific details about the activity).
  • Attach a letter in support of your application from a George Brown College staff member.
Application deadlines:
August Competition: September 1st (recipients will be notified by September 30th)
March Competition: March 15th (recipients will be notified by April 15th)

See the informations sheet and Scholarship form below. 
Scholarship Form

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