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 13, 2011

Week 7 Updates: Check out what's on

 1Tutoring at the TLC (Tutoring Learning Centre): 
  Speaking and Writing Tutoring in C503 with Peer Tutors.  
Check out their blog for more information. 

2.  LAST WEEK for Student Success workshops and 
Peer Leader assistance 
 Peer Leaders are available in D304A.  
Drop by Tues-Thurs 9-5 or after school MWF.

Final Week of Workshops and Peer Leader Support:
Four Workshops available for Speaking, Listening, Writing and Vocabulary Practice.  See below for details.

1.  Speak Up (levels 4-8) :  
Practice conversation and improve your speaking confidence while meeting new friends.
When:  Wednesday
Time: 3:00-4:30 pm

2.  Listen Up Workshop 
(levels 5 and up)
Practice listening skills and build your vocabulary.
 When:  Tues and Thursdays
Where:  Tues D316 and Thurs D302
Time:  12-1:30pm

3.  Games Club
Practice your English, boost your vocabulary and have a blast
When:  Thursdays
Where:  Peer Leader Office, D304 A
Time: 10:00am-1:00 pm

4.  Writing Study Group (levels 5 and up)
Practice Brainstorming, Outlining and effective writing skills.
When:  Thursdays

Where: D301
Time: 3pm

Create a 2-3 minute video on the topic of Life in Toronto or at GBC.
Win an iPod Nano, Flip Camera or Movie Passes for 2!!
  A very generous student, Babak Fadaee,has offered to help anyone with editing your video/photoslideshow.  Email Dorothy for details or if you have any questions.
Deadline:  Friday, June 17th (end of Week 7)
Drop off your video, email Dorothy or ask for our YouTube link to upload it yourself.

Speaking of Video Competitions, the YMCA is holding a Youth Immigration Story Film Project this summer.  Applicants must be 13-24 years of age, a landed immigrant or convention refugee, passionate about film and story-telling and committed to the program's summer schedule.
Check out the website for details on the awesome opportunity.  Participants will work with skilled instructors and the deadline to apply is June 24, 2001.

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