Saturday, February 16, 2019

Write On Took Place in Lutsk!



February 16, 2019 the Window on America Center in Lutsk hosted a yearly competition designed to encourage students to develop their critical thinking, expressive writing, and English language skills.








The event was led by American Peace Corp Volunteer from Kovel Cassidy Cramton and from Lutsk Jasan Mc Krola.
Best of luck for your results!!!


Thursday, February 14, 2019

«Romantic» Lesson at the Volyn Library!



February 14, 2019 the Window on America Center in Lutsk hosted a meeting devoted to St. Valentine’s Day Celebration.







The pupils were proposed to attend the presentation about the background of the holiday, they made Valentines, talk about the customs of the holiday in the USA and the world.




The event was organized in the atmosphere of lovely communication combined with the American traditions.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Debate Competition 2019 at Volyn Research Library!



During these two days more than 50 participants took part at the event and debated on issues related to scientific issues that influenced our everyday life. Debate Competition 2019 at Volyn Research Library!
February 09- February 10, 2019 the WOA Center in Lutsk hosted the annual Debate Competion.






The Debate Competition was not only about Competition itself, but an educational extended activity that included, familiarization with scientific issues, issues of ethics, law, politics and science.
Through the Competition the participants:
• cultivated their communication skills, by analysing and composing views and arguments, conversing, disagreeing and resolving conflicts;
• cultivated their ability to effectively and creatively use the English language;
• learned to collaborate, working in groups, sharing information and ideas acquire knowledge and skills on scientific issues;



The event was of great success. It motivated the visitors to overcome stage fear and showcase their talents










Debate does not only teach a person how to win an argument, but also instructs the person for a great amount of life essential skills.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Window on America Center Welcomes Teachers” Visit!





February 06, 2019 the WOA Center in Lutsk hosted the event for English language teachers.
The audience learned about the latest collection of English learning and teaching resources.




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


types of learning and teaching resources

strategies for effective resources development
guidance on how resources can be effectively used.


The meeting was a great way to get lesson plan ideas, find available resources to make school fun!


Sunday, January 27, 2019

The Public Speaking Club at the WOA Center in Lutsk!


And at the same time at the next door room the Public Speaking Club gathered Center visitors!

 The Club was organized in the format of chat with  native-speakersPeace Corp Volunteers Scott Ludwig and Vladimir Leontiev. 

Numerous activities, team discussions gave an opportunity to improve the speaking and listening comprehension, to overcome the communication skill to a new level.

Discovering the Importance of English Language Learning!




 January 27, 2019…

Cold winter Sunday day…

The Window on America Center in Lutsk gathered English language teachers from Lviv, Ternopil, Rivne, Lutsk.
 This meeting wanted to investigate the importance of the Internet in English language teaching and learningpresented advantages and disadvantages of using Internet to learn and teach English language.
 The leader of the event - Maryana Lisowska is a language coach, an online trainer on English,  founder and organizer of the All-Ukrainian Conference of Foreign Languages ​​Teachers FORUM and Language Fest.


By using Internet, different online programs became easier for students and fruitful for teachers to use it as an instrument in their classrooms for achieving educational goals.









Thursday, January 24, 2019

Teaching and Learning at the Window on America Center in Lutsk!



January 24, 2019 English language teachers were invited to explore the Resource Center.
The WOA Center Staff talked about the numerous programs, meetings and clubs. The main emphasis was made on the programs that help people to practice English with native speakers, Peace Corp Volunteers.






The audience learned much that one could find in the Center, its services, etc.


Sunday, January 20, 2019

Every Sunday Join Public Speaking Club at the WOA Center in Lutsk!



            The Club is organized in the format of chat in cozy room at Volyn Research Library;

·         The Club is always supported by a native-speaker (Peace Corp Volunteer Scott Ludwig) who is an active participant in the conversation;



   We welcome all comers regardless of your level of language ability, the only vital thing is a desire to learn and a positive attitude;

Talking to native-speakers will give you an opportunity to improve your speaking and listening comprehension;
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·         Moderators prepare a program for each club and involve all participants in the activities.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The Window on America Center in Lutsk Visitors Started the New Year with Informative Presentation on Colorado!




January 15, 2019 the Speaking Club Guest explored Colorado and enjoyed the breathtaking natural beauty of the state.


The one hour meeting was filled with interesting information and activities that were fun and informative.
The leader of the Club, the American Peace Corp Volunteer Leigh Scruggs led the event and helped the visitors retain interesting and new information.