Центр "Вікно в Америку" покликаний забезпечити останню актуальну інформацію про Сполучені Штати і розширити англомовну колекцію бібліотеки. Місія кожного центру полягає в сприянні взаєморозуміння між Сполученими Штатами і Україною.
On April 23rd, near Ternopil regional universal scientific library there were exhibitions of books and other library resources dedicated to The World Book and Copyright Day.
The Window on AmericaCenter also had own exhibition. There were books about American culture, history, literature, politics, books for preparation to the TOEFL Test, GRE, GMAT, SAT, College Handbook, and Longman Grammar. There was also an iPad, Kindle, games that we have at the WOA. To passers by and to people who were interested in our recourses we gave cards with the English clubs schedule and told them about other WOA resources.
The Windowon AmericaCenter and its reading club, called “The World of American Literature”, are becoming increasingly popular.Every Saturday, peoplecome heretoimprove theirEnglish language skills, to readsomething interesting, to meet interestingpeople, and to usefullyspend theirfree time.The club is led by a senior lecturer from the TernopilNationalEconomicUniversity, volunteer Alonzo Hudkins. He helps the participants of the club to understandunknown wordsand phrasesin the translation andalso follows the correct pronunciationwhile reading. The club has already read the Ransom of Red Chief, the Green Door, the Ghost of a Chance, the Last Leaf, and the Gift of the Magi, by O’Henry, and many other interesting examples of American literature. We invite everybody who is interested in reading in original language, and we are waiting for you every Saturday at 16.30. Welcome!
Today at the Window on America Center was a second meeting of Business English Club. The club was led by a PC volunteer Matt Turner.
There were 18 participants, among them 10 students, 7 specialists and 1 PC volunteer. They worked on topic of “Projects” and “Volunteerism” and did exercises. If you want to improve your knowledge of business English, learn specialized vocabulary, become acquainted with the rules of business communication come to the Window on America Center every Wednesday at 16.00!