пʼятниця, 31 липня 2020 р.

Disney Magic Kingdom

Зустріч клубу літніх читань Summer Reading Program у Херсонській обласній бібліотеці для дітей імені Дніпрової Чайки відбулась сьогодні. І її темою стали тварини в мультфільмах Діснею "Disney Cartoons Animals" 🦊🐶🐱🐯🐮🐷🐭🐼 На початку зустрічі ми грали у гру "True or False" завдяки якій пригадали тему минулого тижня.

Учасники клубу вивчили назви деяких тварин та знайомили нас із своїми улюбленцями.
Закріпили здобуті знання на онлайн платформі Kahoot та грою "Seaground".
Учасники з нетерпінням чекають на нові зустрічі в інформаційному центрі Вікно в Америку для майбутніх лідерів.

середа, 29 липня 2020 р.

Your Disabilitity is Your Opportunity

On July, 28th Window on America Center for Future Leaders had an online meeting of English speaking club, which was dedicated to famous people with disabilities, as July 26th marked the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
We started with three "Icebreaker" questions: What is one goal you'd like to accomplish during your lifetime?, What qualities do you think make a person's dream come true?, When you were little who was your favorite superhero and why? Then we named thirteen different types of disabilities and remembered famous personalities with these different types of disabilities, such as: Lewis Carroll, Ludwig Van Beethoven, Stephen William Hawking, Vincent Willem Van Gogh and our contemporary Nicholas Jemes Vujicic.

We also discussed the correct expressions for people with special needs, revised some vocabulary, and played the "Association" and "Describe the Word" games.

пʼятниця, 24 липня 2020 р.

"Guess Who?" - a fun way to learn English

Do you think playing "Online Speaking Games" is a good way to learn English? Window on America for Future Leaders Kherson proves it every Thursday at online speaking meetings. And And yesterday, June 23, there was no exception because we all gathered on Skype to play another fun and useful games such as “The Yes/No ”, “The Draw My Picture ” and “Guess Who“ games. The last one was prepared by club’s members where they wrote 3 amazing facts about themselves beforehand. Don’t miss a chance to improve your English with native speakers.

середа, 22 липня 2020 р.

Health and Wellness

Everybody is aware of a healthy lifestyle and what to do to be healthy 🍓🥦🥗🤸‍♂️. Yesterday Window on America Center for Future Leaders had an online session of English speaking club where we talked about Health and Wellness. We started with 'Talking cards' activity where visitors talked about: times they got hurt; a healthy lifestyle; their favorite way to exercise; the healthiest person in their family; and health problems they worry about. Then we revised some health vocabulary and tried to explain the meaning of unknown words. 

We also opened up the "6 Dimensions of Wellness" and discussed each type: Emotional, Environmental, Intellectual, Physycal, Social and Spiritual. 

Overall, we improved our english with native speakers🇺🇸 and had fun together!

пʼятниця, 17 липня 2020 р.

Let's play and Learn English

Today there was an English Speaking club dedicated to board games 🎲 where we improved our English while playing games from “Activate: Games for Learning American English “. We also practiced describing and guessing different objects related to specific topics. Then we played “What do I know about?” board game where participants explained what they knew about different countries, animals, food etc.

At the end of a meeting everyone was able to ask any questions they had to each other. We had a great 👍 english practice and we all are excited to meet next week))) Join us on skype every Tuesday and Thursday.

середа, 15 липня 2020 р.

Sleeping and Dreaming

Is sleeping  entertainment or necessity? How many hours of sleep do people need at night? These and other questions were discussed during online meeting of English speaking club that was held by Window on America Center for Future Leaders on July, 14th. We started with an "Icebreake" to find out each other's different sleeping habits. 

Then our American volunteers taught us some “Sleeping Vocabulary and Idioms,” and we had a chance to practice them while discussing our opinions about sleep and dream. We also read and talked about some Cool Funny Quotes and tried to explain their meaning and find their equivalent in Ukrainian.

пʼятниця, 10 липня 2020 р.

Disney Magic Kingdom

Сьогодні, на черговій п'ятничній зустрічі літніх читань сектору документів іноземними мовами, які проходять щотижня у Херсонській обласній бібліотеці для дітей імені Дніпрової Чайки, нові читачі відкривали для себе  "Чарівний світ Діснею". Діти вгадували назви мультфільмів, їх персонажів та, як зазвичай, вивчали англійську мову. Мали змогу пограти у такі ігри як "Who am I?", "Категорії" та онлайн гру на платформі Кahoot!
Усі учасники зустрічі отримали заряд позитиву та енергії на весь день й з нетерпінням чекають наступної зустрічі. 

середа, 8 липня 2020 р.

Treats and Summer Desserts

On July, 7 Window on America Center for Future Leaders had an online meeting of English speaking club where we talked about treats, sweets and summer desserts. We discussed some questions and revised the vocabulary . We also played the "Guessing" game where participants should have guessed the dessert by the way it’s cooked. So we had a really “sweet” topic today.

пʼятниця, 3 липня 2020 р.

The US Independence

Every year Window on America Center for Future Leaders has meetings dedicated to "The 4th of July" and this year was no exception but it was in a different format - we had an online meeting of English Speaking Club where we talked a lot about the USA Independence Day. Thanks to american volunteers  who helped us to learn more about this holiday, its traditions and activities that are popular on this day! The participants also compared traditions of celebration the Independence Day in the United States and Ukraine. At the end we played "Taboo" game which was fun because we had to explain the words about America without saying any unmentionables words.