Monday, December 30, 2013

Christmas Celebrations at the Window on America Center in Lutsk!

For many people all around the world, Christmas is one of the most joyous times of the year. It’s a time for families and friends to gather together, and for many Christians it is one of the holiest days of the year. 
And for many Ukrainian people – the Window on America Center visitors - December 25 became a strong tradition to gather at the Center and celebrate the birth of Jesus.
During these days 45 people came to the Center to mark the holiday.

The present audience learned more about the Christmas Holiday in the USA and around the world.  Relaxing instrumental Christmas holiday music was enjoyed with a good company and friendly atmosphere.
The book exhibit “Christmas Day in the USA” was organized at the Center.
 There was presented literature on history and traditions of Christmas celebration in the United States of America. 

The mood was really festive with carols and Christmas songs. : “Christmas is coming”, “White winter”, “Let It Snow”, and others.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to You all!
We wish You a wonderful and festive time with those you love!

Friday, December 20, 2013

The Window on America Center in Lutsk Center: an Important Resource Center for Teaching and Learning!

On December 16 and 19, 2013 the Window on America Center in Lutsk hosted a meeting for the  teachers of English language from local and regional schools.

During the meeting the audience learned about the latest collection of English language learning and teaching resources at the Center.

The focus was made on the resources that help educators in becoming more familiar with modern technologies associated with teaching and learning English language, mainly:

types of learning and teaching resources;

strategies for effective resources development;

 Kindles in teaching and learning English;

guidance on how resources can be effectively used with examples of good practice.

Want to implement effective pedagogies in and beyond the classroom?

Come to the Window on America Center in Lutsk and use free up-to-date educational resources!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Welcome! The Window on America Center in Lutsk Helps You Really Learn English!

The method of language learning is important. And on December 10, 2013 the presentation of a new way to learn language -"English 123 in the library” – gathered 17 people at the Center who showed great desire to learn about the project and to participate in it.

"English 123 in the library” aimed to gather users with different levels of language skills: from beginner to middle level.

The course consists of four levels of training, which includes dialogue, movies, photo lessons.

The WOA Center staff made an informative presentation on "English 123 in the library” as a powerful method of language learning that is quick to learn and easy to use.

This is a very effective course after completing it the participants will receive a certificate of achievement and good knowledge.

Everyone who wants to Learn English is welcome to the Window on America Center in Lutsk!!!

Monday, December 9, 2013

Week of Persons with Disabilities was Held at the WOA Center in Lutsk.

People from many countries worldwide participate in various ways to promote the International Day of Pearsons with Disabilities. This year the Window on America Center in Lutsk organized a paper show "Ability not Disability".
During the period of time from December 02 till December 09, 2013 the exhibit was displayed at the Center and aimed to:

  •  show the skills, abilities, contributions and achievements of people with disability;
  • promote a positive image of people with disability.

The visitors were proposed to watch the documentary about life of people with disabilities in the United States and Ukraine made by Vadim Kastelli. 
During these days the Window on America Center united people (about 35) in acknowledging the contributions, skills and achievements of people with disability

The event worked to support and promote the rights and dignity of persons with disabilities.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

The Window on America Center in Lutsk Attracted New Visitors – the Librarians!

On December 3d, 2013 the group of  librarians from Lutsk and Volyn Region gathered at the Window on America Center in Lutsk to talk over the use of modern technologies in the work with readers.

The meeting sparked a lot of ideas and practical advice on how the WOA Center used modern technologies in the work, mainly:

  • Learning English through playing board games,
  • Using the language learning program Trace Effects,
  • audio language courses.

The main part of the meeting was devoted to presentation about the electronic reading and the present audience (9 people ) could improve Kindle reading experience. We covered some of the current and important topics in ways to use Kindles when working with readers.

At the end of the meeting librarians, generating a lively and insightful discussion, came to one conclusion – the WOA Center in Lutsk is absolutely the best place to learn English using modern technologies.