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, November 21, 2011

We've passed the mid-way point: Week 5 is here!

TODAY:  Q & A with our Advisors levels 4 & 5, Monday, November 21st

Levels 4 & 5 Info Session, 
Monday, November 21st, 3:15, location E078 
(basement of building E)

Ongoing Supports:
  • Tutoring is available in the ESL Library, D313 every Tues and Thurs at 12pm  for English practice. 
  • Visit the Tutoring Learning Centre, C503, for English language support. 
  • Visit our Peer Leaders in D304A for support- or visit our workshops and study groups listed below
Kurt's Volunteer Activities of the week:

1.  United Way is looking for Volunteers for a conference at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Thursday, December 8th and Friday, Dec 9th.   (4 hour shifts)

2. STOP Community Food Centre is looking for volunteers for a commitment of 1 shift per week (approx. 4 hours/week).  This is an ongoing, long-term commitment for 4-6 months.  
You can go directly to this site to register and find more information.

3.  Student Association Holiday Food Drive is looking for volunteers from Nov 14th to Dec 2nd. Go directly to building E, Student Lifeworks Centre to lend a hand.

As always, for more details on any of the above opportunities or to sign up for email updates, drop by to visit Kurt in D304 on Mon or Tuesday or email him at: 

Ongoing Weekly Workshops:

1.  Summary Paraphrase Study Group  
When:  Mondays  Where: D301   Time: 3:00-4:30 pm

2.  Listen Up 
When:  Tuesdays  Where:  Schedule B, D320  Time: 11-12pm    Schedule A, D332  Time: 12-1pm

3.  Speak Up  
Practice conversation skills, improve your speaking confidence and meet new friends.
When:  Wednesdays  Where:  D309  Time: 3:00-4:30 pm
4.  Writing Strategies
Practice Brainstorming, Outlining and effective writing skills. 
When:  Thursdays
Where:  D320 
Time:   Schedule B,12-1:30pm  Schedule A, 3-4:30pm

ALSO: Interested in Meeting the Author of Bite of the Mango?  Take advantage of this amazing opportunity to meet the author of this inspiring story.

Bite of the Mango author, Mariatu Kamara, is coming to George Brown College  on Wednesday, November 30th,  3:30 pm in the St. James Career Centre.  
This will be after our Caravan activities, so it provides you with enough time to get to the downtown campus.  Please sign up with your teacher if you are intending to go.
We'll have a final short book club meeting next Monday, November 28th at 3:15 in D306.  This will be a brief meeting due to Caravan preparations.
International Volunteer Day, Monday Dec 5th
Visit the Student Fair to get involved.
See the poster below for details.

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