Wednesday, November 25, 2015
During the meetings the audience explored the Thanksgiving Day history, the First Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving today.
The book exhibition “Thanksgiving Day in the USA” contained up to date books and articles in which this holiday, its customs and traditions were described.
The best of the WOA Center resources were presented and helped the audience to understand the history of the United States of America, mainly the national holiday – the Thanksgiving Day!
Monday, November 23, 2015
Today on November 23, 2015 the Window on America center in Lutsk hosted a meeting focused on Mark Twain’s life, comical satire.
A group o f students were proposed to learn more and view Clements family generation, a timeline of important events throughout the life of Samuel Clemens – the man who become Mark Twain.
During the presentation the audience learned about the numerous resources at the Center that one needed for teaching and learning about the life and works of Mark Twain.
We also welcomed questions about Twain’s life and were glad to give information and profound answers.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
"America through the photography” was the name of the art photo exhibition, which was officially opened at the Window on America Center in Lutsk at beginning of November 2015 and still attracts people!
Tandura Evgen extremely intelligent and noble person with a good sense of humor – the visitor that showed the libray user the life of America through the lens of his camera.
His hobbies – history of the USA, art, classical music, literature. He is the reader of our libray since 1974.
He studied at the New York Institute of Photography. Thanks to profession he traveled all oceans and visited all continents except Australia. His impressions of America he showed through the photo negatives!
TThe photo shows the life of Houston (Texas) and New Orleans (Louisiana).
Want to explore the natural and cultural wonders of the United States of America through photography come to the Window on America Center in Lutsk!
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Yesterday evening with Window on America the «travelers» took our U.S. cities club to New Orleans.
Hurricane Katrina, plantations, beignets, po boy sandwiches, bayou jambalaya, Mardi Gras, the French Quarter, Bourbon Street, and more were talked about.
The informative and always lovely meeting was ended by decorating Mardi Gras masks.
Come join us every Tuesday evening with Window on America to learn about an American city!
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
On November 10, 2015 the Window on America Center visitors took a virtual tour to the southwest of the United States of America to learn about cowboys, chili, the Ritz Carlton, Zero Gravity Amusement park, Pioneer Plaza, the music scene, and other entertainment venues.
The event was led by Sam Abrams, the American Pearce Corps Volunteer in Lutsk and Olya the English language teacher and everyday visitor, who co-presented Dallas and prepared different activities for the audience.
Thanks again to everyone for organizing another wonderful event in the library.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
On November 10, 2015 the Window on America Center in Lutsk hosted a meeting for the 26 teachers of English language from local and regional schools.
During the presentation the audience got acquainted with the latest collection of English language learning and teaching resources at the Window on America Center in Lutsk.
Of great interest among the teachers were modern technologies that provided intense and meaningful practice of language in the classroom and at home.
The meeting has been specially designed to help the teachers to:
refresh and revitalise the teaching strategies and techniques
update classroom skills
learn how to integrate technology into lessons
deepen the knowledge of the latest collection of English language learning resources
The results of the meeting suggested that the acquaintance with the WOA Center numerous resources can be used for the useful practice and review of language lessons.
We believe that modern technologies of the WOA Center can be used in planning lessons.