воскресенье, 27 января 2019 г.

English Class for Kids

Mykolaiv Window on America Center had the English Class for Kids on the 27th of January.
At the beginning of the lesson children cheked their home work. 
After that they continued of studying phrases and words relaited to the topic "House". Also they played interesting games "Blind artist", "Word ball" and "Simon says".
Мария Калабуха,. а student from Foreign Philology Department of Mykolaiv National Universsity named after V. Suchomlynskyi was a leader and 9 children took part in this lesson.











воскресенье, 20 января 2019 г.

English Speaking Club

Mykolaiv Window on America Center held a regular English Speaking Club on the 20th of January. 
Dmytro Burdenko (FLEX alumnus 2017-2018) was our leader.
Our visitors discussed the topic "Media literacy” with our speaker. The goal of this Speaking club was to improve civil media literacy and therefore improve the quality of life for individuals and the democratic process itself. We discussed the concept of media literacy as a whole, what it comprises and how we can improve our media literacy and critical thinking. He described the four important skills that are key to comprehending and analyzing the media and discussed which ones are already in use by the audience members and which ones needed improvement. We also evaluated the advantages and disadvantages of traditional and modern media and how they complement one another. Finally, we discussed the philosophical problem of censorship and control of media, which sparked a long discussion among the participants.










Women's Career Club

20th of January 2019 became a significant date in life of each member of the Women's Career Club, which was proposed by America House Kyiv and supported by Mykolaiv Window on America Center
Today we`ve had the first meeting, which can be considered as a day when each of the participants made the first step to meeting the changes in their lives.
During this meeting, a facilitator Nadezhda Kasyanova met with the participants who shared about their jobs, career goals they want to achieve and difficulties and fears they face.
We`ll have 7 meetings during the project's implementation
WE know that our meetings will be special for you. You are all successful. And the goals you set are real, moreover, we are sure that each of you will achieve those goals. Thank you for an honest desire to become better and more successful.
Are you waiting for our next meeting? We are!









English Class for Kids

Mykolaiv Window on America Center had the English Class for Kids on the 20th of January.
At the beginning of the lesson children reapeted words from previous topic "School supplies"
After that they learned new phrases and words relaited to the topic "House". Also they played interesting games "What is missing", "Word ball" and others.
Veronika, student from Foreign Philology Department of Mykolaiv National Universsity named after V. Suchomlynskyi was a leader and 13 children took part in this lesson.













среда, 16 января 2019 г.

English Movie Club

Mykolaiv Window on America Center had the English Movie Club on the 16th of January. 
Our visitors were watching  and discussing a 2000 American romantic drama film based on the novel of the same name by Catherine Ryan Hyde. It is set in Las Vegas, and it chronicles 12-year-old Trevor McKinney's launch of a goodwill movement known as 'pay it forward'. Directed by Mimi Leder and written by Leslie Dixon, it stars Haley Joel Osment as Trevor, Helen Hunt as his alcoholic single mother Arlene McKinney, and Kevin Spacey as his physically and emotionally scarred social studies teacher Eugene Simonet.
The film was released on October 20, 2000 to mixed reviews, with most critics praising the acting, writing, music and cinematography but criticizing the story and accusing it of excessive emotional manipulation, particularly in its ending.
3 people took part in this event.




English Class for Beginners

Mykolaiv Window on America Center had the English Class for Beginners class on the 16th of January. 
At the beginning of the lesson our students watched and discussed a short video was about Martin Luther King Jr.
Also that they read and translated a text was also about him.
After that students learned new words and phases relaited to the topic "Winter", worked in 3 groups and created different types of sentenses.
Larysa was a leader and 13 people took part in this lesson.












вторник, 15 января 2019 г.

English Mafia Party

Mykolaiv Window on America Center had the English Mafia Party on the 15th of Januaryr with our good American friend and volunteer Thomas R.
If you like to play games and to practice English - this game is  for you! 
12 participants took part in this event!