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, July 4, 2011

Welcome to the Summer Session at the School of ESL!

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

2.  Student Success Workshops and 
Peer Leader Assistance:   
Check this blog  for upcoming workshops and clubs, as well as info on study tips and events. Start a study group and we'll support you!  Drop by our office:
 Peer Leaders are available in D304A.

Five Workshops available for Speaking, Listening, Writing 
and Vocabulary Practice.  Workshops are held weekly, weeks 2-7.  See below for details or check out the summer schedule HERE!

1.  Academic Vocabulary & Writing (levels 6 and up)
Improve your knowledge and use of the Academic Word List by incorporating words from the list naturally in your writing.
When:  Mondays

Where: D301
Time:  3-5pm

2.  Vocabulary Workshop (levels 4 and up)
Vocabulary games, phrasal verbs, collocations! Learn new words and use them in vocabulary-related writing, speaking, & reading skills development.
When:  Tuesdays and Thursdays
Where:  Tues D302 and Thurs D308
Time:  12-1:30pm


3.  Listen Up (levels 5 and up)
Watch interesting TV programs to improve your listening skills, build your vocabulary and enhance cultural knowledge.
When:  Tuesdays and Thursdays
Where:  Tues D301 and Thurs D317
Time:  12-1:30pm


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

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

Where: D301
Time: 3-4:30pm

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