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  • Effective communication

    10.06.2019 13:54 (for.blog.lib.kherson.ua)

    We say one thing, the other person hears something else, and misunderstandings, frustration, and conflicts ensue. For many of us, communicating more clearly and effectively requires learning some important skills. A study commissioned in 2008 revealed that employees spend 2.8 hours per week dealing with ...

  • We are what we read

    10.06.2019 13:47 (for.blog.lib.kherson.ua)

    Ray Douglas Bradbury was an American author and screenwriter. It took Bradbury just nine days to write Fahrenheit 451 — and he did it in the basement of the UCLA library on a rented typewriter. The life of foreign writers is fascinating and therefore the literary rebus «Book stories or stories ...

  • In the fabulous world

    06.06.2019 11:45 (for.blog.lib.kherson.ua)

    «Summer Camp in the library» is continuing, as well as the adventures of schoolchildren who came to Kherson Window on America center. This week, the students of junior classes of Bilozerskiy Lyceum and Kherson school № 44 came to us. Students took part in the literary puzzle "Book stories ...

  • O. Henry's Workshop? A Prison Cell

    04.06.2019 12:57 (for.blog.lib.kherson.ua)

    William Sydney Porter, better known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American short story writer. In 1896, he was accused of taking money from a bank that wasn't his. Instead of staying in Texas, he ran away to Honduras. When his wife became sick, Porter came back to be with her before she died. ...

  • Why does the library need a Bike Book Desk?

    03.06.2019 14:18 (for.blog.lib.kherson.ua)

    There is no doubt that the book is useful for the brain. Reading does a number of things that helps to heighten overall brain function and increase memory. On the other hand, the exercise (fitness) bike helps to stabilize the heart rhythm, strengthen the muscles and nervous system. A fitness bike is ...

  • Play or lose

    03.06.2019 13:47 (for.blog.lib.kherson.ua)

    Did you know that there are no snakes in New Zealand, and Queen Elizabeth II is officially Queen of New Zealand, represented in the country by a Governor General? These and other interesting facts about English-speaking countries were learned by the pupils of the Bilozerskiy Lyceum, who, thanks to ...

  • Mad races in English-speaking countries

    28.05.2019 14:06 (for.blog.lib.kherson.ua)

    The project "Summer in the Library" in foreign languages department and Kherson Window on America center began with a country studies quiz. Events have been prepared for students of any school age, therefore, junior pupils and 10th grade students have already checked their knowledge, skills ...

  • Stereotypes and Advertisement

    27.05.2019 11:40 (for.blog.lib.kherson.ua)

    In Maine people eat lobsters, Wisconsin is America’s Dairyland, in Michigan everybody drives General Motor vehicle and in Oregon people prefer to wear Nike. Don’t believe stereotypes! Kherson WOA’s visitors talked about stereotype examples on May 26, 2019. The participants of the Conversation ...

  • Specialist Day for English teachers

    25.05.2019 12:07 (for.blog.lib.kherson.ua)

    May 23 the Kherson "Window on America” center was attended by foreign languages teachers having advanced training. Teachers were given much useful, important information as always. In particular they were told about media literacy, academic integrity, methodical periodicals news, table ...

  • Three men in a boat (to say nothing of the fame)

    21.05.2019 06:52 (for.blog.lib.kherson.ua)

    At the end of the XIXth century, river trips were in fashion in England. Therefore, Jerome K. Jerome, an English writer, suggested to the editor of the magazine “Home Evangelist” the guidebook idea “The History of Thames”. The author assured in the preface that the characters ...

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