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 12, 2012

What's on Week 4:

See the link to the full schedules below and posted in your classroom for more details and to look ahead
for what's coming up in the coming weeks.  Click HERE for the schedules.
Drop by room 311 to sign up or drop by our new home in Room 332!

Workshops, Clubs and Meetings:

Mon:  Caravan meetings, Presentation Skills, Book Club (levels 5 &6)

And Photography Club:  meet in D309 at 3:15

Wed:  Speak Up:  Pronunciation Practice with Ksenia:  Word Stress (next Thurs:  Rhythm and Connected Speech with Mark and Dorothy)

Thurs: Writing Strategies

Fri:  Movie Club:  "PS, I Love You" is the featured movie.  See the movie trailer here:

Events: (meet in the 1st floor lobby)  

Tues:  St. Louis Pub Half-Priced Wings (bring $)

Wed:  AGO (free)

Fri:  Bake Sale!  Your chance to buy delish treats made by your teachers!! All proceeds go to the United Way!

Also:  our School of ESL Recipe Book will be on sale at the Bake Sale!!  It includes recipes from staff and students at GBC.  You can pre-order your copy at the bake sale.  All proceeds from Book Sales will go to the United Way. If you have a recipe that you would like to share, email Andrea: or Dorothy: this week.

Newsletter Club: We are publishing a newsletter this session!  If you want to contribute an article or a photo, email Dorothy: or drop by Room 311 and speak to one of your Peer Leaders to find out how you can get involved and published in our first Newsletter.  Please send in all submissions to the newsletter by the end of week 7.  The sooner, the better ;-))  You can write about an event you attended, a volunteer experience, a photo, a restaurant you enjoy, a highlight of your culture or country. your favourite hangout or neighbourhood in Toronto, a movie review...

Looking for extra support:  The TLC at 200King Street, Room 430A, has a lot to offer.  See their schedules and offerings here:  
TLC at St. James

Are you in levels 7-9?  The PAL Centre at 200 King Street, Room B121, has many workshops and supports available for you.  Check out the schedules and learn more about the PAL Centre here:
PAL Centre at St. James

Workshops on Canadian Culture for George Brown Students
This week Monday and Thursday

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