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JUNE 2012

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JUNE 2012


A group of 45 high school students visited American Corner host library to learn about American Corner services for English learners, its printed collection of books in English and Spanish, the diverse collection of videos and movies for all ages and interests.

On June 16 Webinar6 Series Concluded at the AC. The English teachers who attended the webinar deries will receive a certificate of participation.

eLibraryUSA: a world of knowledge at your fingertips Future English teachers from the National University in Managua visited the American Corner host library. A group of 35 undergraduate students the National University in Managua visited the American Corner host library. They received an informative session about the new Kindles, eLibraryUSA resources and how they can register to use the ELLs resources for their research and homework.

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English Access microscholarship program students from the city of El Crucero visited the American Corner in Managua

On June 21, a group of 18 students from the English Access micro scholarship program from the small town of El Crucero visited the American Corner host library in Managua. The AC coordinator used the opportunity to give them a brief overview of the eLibraryUSA resources for ELLs and encourage them to use it. They also had a chance to learn hands on how to use the Kindles that are assigned to the AC. The group was escorted by their instructor Ricardo Mendieta and were delighted to visit the host library ’ s painting collection and its antique coin gallery. In appreciation the students performed a song by John Lennon a surprise to the host library staffers.

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Kindles at the AC Nicaragua Our patrons high school students, English teachers and university students are enjoying and learning to use the novelty of the e-readers. Our patrons are experimenting the audio and visual features of the Kindles as soon as it became available at the American Corner Nicaragua.

elibraryUSA: Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Interactive Materials for learners of all ages. Come by to learn more about our services and resources.

American Corner is located at the: Biblioteca del Banco Central Km. 7 1/2 Carretera Sur Contact our office at: 22557171 ext 238 Email your questions to:

It’s a lending library, open to the public. Special printed collection for English Teachers and English Learners. The library offers TEFL’s Resource Center, Reference Books, Kid’s Corner, U.S. Literature, Computers with internet connection, research assistance. Centro Cultural Nicaraguense Norteamericano. Los Robles, casa no. 13. De Alke 1 c. abajo, 20 mts. al sur. Managua Phone: 22781288 ext. 115 ó 22781277

Newsletter - June 2012