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 11, 2011

Time flies when you are having fun...and hitting the books...

Here we are already in Week 6!

Don't wait 'til the last minute!  Take advantage of the supports available to you.

  • The Peer Tutors at the TLC in C503
  • Tutoring in the ESL Library, D315, 12-1pm, Tues and Thurs (last week!)
  • Peer Leaders and Student Success Workshops, D304

1.   SUMMARY/PARAPHRASE Study Group (levels 4-8)
 Practice the essential skills of Summary and Paraphrase in a small group setting led by your Peer Leaders. 
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays
 Where: D317 (Tues)
              D309 (Thurs)
                                            Time: 12:00-1:30 pm

2.  Games Club
***New and Fun Opportunity to Practice your English and meet new friends.  Join the Games Club to learn English and have fun at the same time.
Led by Marcela, a level 8 student
When:  Tuesdays
Time: 11:30-1:30 pm

3.  Speak Up (levels 4-8) 
Practice conversation and public speaking skills in a relaxed atmosphere and make new friends in the process.
When:  Wednesday
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm

4.  Writing Skills Workshop with Stephen
Improve your planning and writing skills.
When:  Thursday
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
Thanks to everyone who came out to make origami cranes, a traditional symbol of hope and peace.
We had a blast!!!
See some of the photos below of the crane-making experts:

Also, in addition to your teachers baking up a storm for the recent bake sale, did you know that students were also pulling an all-nighter making sushi?  Check out some of the photos from their collaborative and productive night:

Thanks so much for lending a hand.  As we can see from the photo above, you put your all into helping out!!

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