Friday, October 31, 2014

31.10.2014 - Closing Halloween Party at the WOA Center in Lutsk!

The last meeting in the series of events “Halloween Celebrations” that took place on October 30, 2014 gathered 9 students together with the English language teacher Svitlana Horbach. 

The students celebrated this Halloween with educational activities: answer questions to create a silly, spooky story, played the most popular Halloween games - pin- the-tail-on-the-donkey and bobbing for apples. 
 Besides having fun, students reviewed basic vocabulary, learned about the background of the holiday.

Halloween book exhibit provided rich opportunities to learn about the holiday.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Window on America Center in Lutsk Welcomes English Language Teachers!

During these days the Window on America Center in Lutsk hosted a meeting for teachers of English language from local and regional schools.
The two days meeting was a great opportunity to:
  • share academic progress and growth,
  • discuss strategies to support students' learning
  • discuss issues that may be interfering with students' learning
The main goal of these meetings with teachers is learning about technologies that can influence the process of education.

During the first day the audience was proposed to participate at the presentation about the Center, its resources, numerous programs, meetings and clubs. The main emphasis was made on the programs that help the people to practice their English.
The second day had more practical character: the teachers could try how to use modern technologies that provided intense and meaningful practice of language in the classroom and at home. The audience discussed factors that can affect learning, such as the latest collection of English language learning and teaching resources.

We believe that free access to the Window on America Center resources will result in positive influences on the process of English language teaching and learning.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Halloween is Coming to the Window on AmericaCenter in Lutsk!

On October 26, 2014 the WOA Center in Lutsk started a series of events devoted to Halloween Celebrations.
The WOA room was decorated in the traditional Halloween colours, orange and black.

Iruna Kulesha and Ruslana Lishchuk were the leaders of the event. At the beginning of the meeting the audience was proposed to listen to the informative presentations about that holiday so that to be more aware of the background of it, customs and traditions, etc.

The present audience made this Halloween special by carving the pumpkins with step-by-step guide.

The second part of the party was devoted to the most popular Halloween traditions - one of the most popular is called pin- the-tail-on-the-donkey and bobbing for apples.

Overall, all the visitors said they enjoyed the party and learned more about that festival.

Monday, October 20, 2014

A Journey to Washington DC!

On October 20, 2014 the group of Students from  Gathered at the Window on America Center in Lutsk.

Students explored Washington, D.C.,  identified various landmarks such as the White House and Washington Monument.

In this Washington, D.C. lesson, students collaborate to research monuments located in the city

The documentaries that were shown during the meeting helped the students to learn facts about the geography, history, economy, and people of the nation's capital – Washington DC.

Monday, October 6, 2014

The Window on America Center in Lutsk Celebrated World Teacher’s Day!

The information resource Center  - Window on America Center in Lutsk – continues the series of meetings for the  teachers of English language from local and regional schools .

 We took the opportunity to use World Teacher’s Day to show our English Language teachers our gratitude, thanks and appreciation for all that they do. 

The event began with the presentation about the latest collection of English language learning and teaching resources at the Center.

Then a number of teachers gave speeches and shared their experiences with the audience.

The event was a great success.

Thank you  dear Teachers–keep doing the amazing work that you do every single day!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Want to Learn about American Music, Share Your Knowledge? Let's Get Started at the Window on America Center in Lutsk!

On October 01, 2014 the Window on America Center in Lutsk gathered music lovers to discuss the main points about American music including what it is, what instruments are played, its history, and its important styles; shared their knowledge on the subject of American Music.

During the meeting the visitors researched the history of music - watched video materials, discuss how aspects of American music and Ukrainian music are alike and different. 

In addition colorful paper show MUSIC SCENE AND HEARD made the meeting more informative. This exciting exhibition featured about 12 posters from music icons

The exhibition will be on display till October  07, 2014 .