Do you have a university degree in a language-related field and/or little experience in translation? Are you tired of only learning theory? We bet that you are ready to practice and unlock your full potential. So leave your cozy bookworm nest and conquer this world with your translator's talent!
Interpreters and translators work this hard and harder to connect the world through language. This week we'll be honoring our translation and interpretation professionals through a series of fun and informative activities.
We would like to welcome all beginner-level English learners every Friday from 5:00 - 6:00 PM for a general English course at America House. This course will cover all the skills you need to improve your communication in English.
No way! You must be kidding! It will be our 200th WE@America House! Of course we’ll be celebrating this occasion. We'll have several guests from the United States here to treat you to a variety of English language games and activities.
Join us for the public talk by Elif Batuman, American author, journalist and academic. Elif Batuman has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2010. From 2010 to 2013 she lived in Istanbul, Turkey, where she was a writer-in-residence at Koç University.
Not all people are super heroes but at America House we believe that we can all be one. That's why this week at America house, we will talk about how Super Heroes can be trully be anyone from a nurse or teacher, to the real Super man. And that's not all, if you're a fan of comics, make sure to join us, because we'll discuss comics and even do some comic making.
We are hosting another one of our super fun and engaging scavenger hunts! For those of you who are new to this, Scavenger Hunts are quest games, where the facilitator provides you with a list of things that you have to find and photograph. August 31st we'll have special guest facilitators to lead in an exciting journey of discovery.
Ever wonder what it would be like to survive on an island? We will explore the tough choices survivalists have to make under pressure and maybe you’ll even be part of the action! Bring a friend (or two!) and see what it takes to be a survivalist!
Imagine you were asked to invent something new. It could be whatever you want, made from anything you choose, in any shape or size. In this week's session of Culture and Community we'll talk about the meaning, and benefits, of creative constraints.
У травні цього року відзначали 200-ту річницю з дня народження американського поета Волта Вітмена. Художники і художниці студії Aza Nizi Maza звернулись до Вітмена навесні, аби привітати його з днем народження. У віршах Вітмен писав, що кінець кінцем готовий відмовитися від усього, крім розмаїття своїх облич. Саме вони — багатогранні характери Вітмена — стали темою виставки.
How many times have you been drawn in by a headline? Did you click on an article only to find that its message was not at all what you thought? In this week's session of Culture and Community we'll explore how to identify, read through, and even create "Click-Bait".
Does it feel like the years are getting shorter? Are able to accomplish everything you want each year or do you feel that the year gets ahead of you and you find yourself keeping goals for many years? In this week's installment of WE@AH we are taking a look at time and better time management.
As one of our features for the Summer to Advance program, we are hosting a limited series of workshops on the TOEFL exam. This program is intended for university students who intend to apply to programs which require that they take the TOEFL.
Culture and Community is back with some very special summer themes. In this session we'll focus on the concept of the year of yes and how even seemingly famous and successful people need to spark to change their lives.
As we look back at the latest women's world cup tournament, we'll discuss women's sports, women's roles in sports as well as fun sports from around the world. Don't worry, we won't ask you to get on the field and play! Just to speak English and have a good time.
Let freedom ring! Join us for a star-spangled U.S. Independence Day celebration. We’ll be grilling and chilling, dancing and singing and of course playing games and giving out awesome prizes. Get your red, white and blue out of the closet and celebrate with us at America House's 5th Annual Independence Day.