Upcoming Events at The American Center in Saigon (November 23 – November 25)

Theo nguồn tin trên trang mạng của Tổng lãnh sự quán Hoa Kỳ ở tại Sài Gòn

Education Month: Using Digital Tools for Classroom Activities Workshop
Time: Monday, November 23, 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Christina Massey, ELF

How can we use digital tools to access authentic language sources to develop language and thinking skills? This workshop will focus on sharing experiences and activities that allow students to interact with authentic language. By using authentic material, students will learn to communicate “beyond the classroom walls.” Specifically, we will look at authentic language found on the following electronic resources: TED Talks, MOOCs, YouTube, and Quizlet.

Education Month: Poetry Reading: Walt Whitman and American Culture (program in Vietnamese)
Time: Tuesday, November 24, 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: Hoang Hung, Guest Speaker

Poet-journalist Hoang Hung has translated “Song of Myself” – by celebrated nineteenth century poet Walt Whitman – into Vietnamese. Come join Hoang Hung, who will share with you the beauty of Whitman’s poems and how they reflect the American culture.

Education Month: ESL Teaching Resources on the Internet
Time: Wednesday, November 25, 2:00 p.m.
Speaker: John Hickok, California State University Fullerton

This workshop for ESL teachers will introduce free resources on the Internet to supplement English teaching. Resources include lesson plan ideas, ready-made quizzes, audio content (sound and video) and more. Free resources for students will also be shared, including English pronunciation sites, vocabulary sites, listening sites, easy reading sites, and more!


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