The Window on America Center in Lutsk is designed to provide up-to-date information on the United States. The mission of our center is to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Ukraine. The Center accomplish this by: providing information about U.S. history, government, society, culture and other spheres of life in American society.Here you can also get information about training and gaining qualifications in American schools by foreigners...
December 25, 2011 in Lutsk WOA center there was the meeting of our Movie Club. 8 persons were present, one American among them (Terry Mettison). We watched the film “Christmas story”. After watching the film we discussed it answering the questions about the film.
December 18, 2011 in WOA center in Lutsk there was the celebration of Christmas. 20 people were present, two Americans among them (Melissa Krut, Terry Mettison) and one African-American girl from Africa - Christabel M (a student). First there was demonstrated a presentation about the Christmas Holiday in the USA. Then we sang Christmas carols (American and Ukrainian) and the jazz group “Double voice” was invited to our holiday. They performed three Christmas carols: “Christmas is coming”, “White winter” and “Shchedryk”. All people took part in singing. It was very merry, interesting and delightful. All Americans were very grateful for this meeting. It was like a piece of America (with American atmosphere) in the center.
December 12, 2011 in the IC “Window on America” in Lutsk there was the presentation of the WOA center for teachers of English from Lutsk and regional schools (14 persons). The meeting was held by the WOACenter coordinator using modern technologies, mainly slide show. During the presentation the teachers learned much that one could find in the center, its services, etc.
The detailed information was provided to pay teacher’s attention to the Center Resources that gave current information about the United States of America. The teachers got acquainted with the schedule of working of the center, got to know about the clubs and events that one can visit coming to the center. They also got acquaintedwith newtechnical devicesthat arein the center (iPads and Kindle).
December 8, 2011 Lutsk WOA centerhas reacheda newliteratureandmany interestingboard games,whichcertainlywill contribute toeasierand funlearningEnglish. Nowin the centerthere will bedays ofTable gamesandif you are8 or moreyears andyou'reactivelystudying Englishand want toknow moreabout the U.S., you haveone more reason tovisit ourcenter! Welcome!
December 10, 2011 in the IC “Window on America” there was the presentation of the WOA center for pupils of secondary school #13, 10th and 11th form from Lutsk (24 persons). The meeting was held by the WOACenter coordinator using modern technologies, mainly slide show. During the presentation the pupils learned much that one could find in the center, its services, etc.
The detailed information was provided to pay pupils’ attention to the Center Resources that gave current information about the United States of America. The pupils got acquainted with the schedule of working of the center, got to know about the clubs and events that one can visit coming to the center. They also had such a possibility to work with iPads and got acquainted withinformationon Kindle.
December 4, 2011 in Lutsk WOA center there was demonstrated a documentary “First of all we are people” devoted to people with disabilities. 20 persons were present, three Americans among them (Melissa Krut, Terry Mettison, Bernard Cheriff). There were also people with visual impairments. All were positively impressed by the film and everyone could express their opinions on the film after watching it. The discussion took place partly in English and partly in Ukrainian, because there were people who did not speak English. People with disabilities willingly shared with us their stories of how they lost their vision, difficulties which they have first of all in their position and how our society could help them. They also asked don’t sympathize them because the pity is the worst thing and they would like to be on an equal position with others.