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     UPCOMING EVENTS



Researchers' Night
Wild West Creative Barn with American Corner Debrecen
Friday, September 26, 6 PM - 7:30 PM
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Venue: Institute of English and American Studies, University of Debrecen, Main bldg. Studio 111, corridor

Follow the horseshoe footprints and you'll easily find us. Join the AC team for fun activities and arts & crats projects. See you there.

For more information, please contact:
 
E-MAIL:
debrecenac@gmail.com
PHONE: +36 52 531.982  
     CELL: +36 20 363.8886       

European Day of Languages - Nyelvek Európai Napja
Thursday, September 25, 10 AM - 4 PM

Make an appointment with American Corner Debrecen and bring your group of students to explore American English in a delightful, and enjoyable way. The American Corner Debrecen provides 30 minutes sessions for groups. As per request we can adjust the content to the proficiency level and needs of the groups.

REGISTRATION is required at debrecen@americancorner.hu

For more information, please contact:
 
E-MAIL:
debrecenac@gmail.com
PHONE: +36 52 531.982  
     CELL: +36 20 363.8886       


Stretch your limits, stretch your mind, JOIN the

  READY - SET - GO boardgame jamboree
bi-weekly: Wednesday, September 24, 4 PM


If you want to have fun after school, socialize with your friends and learn  special vocabulary by playing boardgames - THINK NO FURTHER! The American Corner Debrecen expanded its boardgame collection during winter and now we can offer a selection of more than 50 boardgames to play. There is no age limit to register for the club. We have games from 0 - 99.

The number of available spots for the club is limited so DO NOT hesitate to register early at debrecen@americancorner.hu

SHAPING THE WAY WE TEACH ENGLISH Webinar Course 14
 
SECOND SESSION:

Supporting Language Learning Using Smithsonian Online Museum Resources
Presenters: Ashley Naranjo, Briana Zavadil White, Naomi Coquillon

Wednesday, September 24, 2 PM
Venue: American Corner Debrecen - viewing session host

English Conversation Club
Tuesday, September 23, 5 PM

For all ages and level of English. If you would like to improve your speaking skills and meet new people, join the club on Tuesday afternoons.
The club is free of charge.

kiDs CORNER
Saturday, September 20, 10 AM
REGISTRATION is required.

We are looking forward to the registration of kids between the ages of 4 - 12yrs.
If your kids are interested in finding out more about the U.S. through games, nursery rhymes, songs and fun activities REGISTER with debrecen@americancorner.hu
NO LATER THAN September 18, 2014

Interactive Workshop for Non-Governmental Organizations and Young Entrepreneurs

Thursday, September 18, 4 PM - 6 PM
Venue: American Corner Debrecen,
Méliusz Juhász Péter Library,
4026 Debrecen, Bem tér 19.
 ground floor, conference room



The Embassy of the United States Budapest, the American Corner Debrecen and the Young Entrepreneurs Association Hungary (FIVOSZ) organize a workshop for NGOs and young entrepreneurs on Thursday, September 18, 2014.


Guest speaker, Hope A. LYONS, USA is director of program management for the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and an expert in fundraising and in financial strategies. The workshop will give insight to new financing strategies which startegies are essential for the susutainability of organizations.

Admission is free, translation is available on request.
 REGISTRATION  is required at KovacsV@state.gov or debrecen@americancorner.hu until September 8, 2014


Spanish Conversation Club - Club de Conversación en Español
Thursday, September 18, 5 PM

All Spanish speakers and those who want to improve their Spanish speaking skills are highly welcome at our event. The club is free of charge! Join us to heat up your Spanish!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AT DEBRECENAC@GMAIL.COM UNTIL SEPTEMBER 17, 2014


English Conversation Club
Tuesday, September 16, 5 PM

For all ages and level of English. If you would like to improve your speaking skills and meet new people, join the club on Tuesday afternoons.
The club is free of char
ge.


AC Tour
Tuesday, Septmebr 16, 8 AM

What is an AC Tour:

AC TOUR FOR GROUPS
 
VISIT THE AMERICAN CORNER DEBRECENWITH YOUR STUDENTS AT AN APPOINTED TIME DURING THE SCHOOL DAY TO LEARN ABOUT THE United States of America in a non-formal environment.

BEGIN THE NEW ACADEMIC YEAR WITH EXPLORING THE SERVICES AND PROGRAMS OF YOUR American Space near at hand. We are your LOCAL person-to-person ACCESS TO US HISTORY, CULTURE, VALUES, CIVILIZATION, POPULAR CULTURE AND A LOT MORE. The American Corner is the ideal place for your cultural immersion.

The American Corner Debrecen provides AC Tours for high school and primary school groups in English. The focus of the tour is to introduce youth to the services of the American Corner Debrecen and familiarize them with American culture via books, games, videos and quizzes during their visit. As per request we can adjust the AC Tour content to the proficiency level and needs of the groups. AC Tour visits are hosted only by appointment.

 
Please register your group at debrecen@americacorner.hu

For more information, please contact:
 
E-MAIL:
 
PHONE: +36 52 531.982  
                                      CELL: +36 20 363.8886                                        

Stretch your limits, stretch your mind, JOIN the

  READY - SET - GO boardgame jamboree
bi-weekly: Wednesday, September 10, 4 PM


If you want to have fun after school, socialize with your friends and learn  special vocabulary by playing boardgames - THINK NO FURTHER! The American Corner Debrecen expanded its boardgame collection during winter and now we can offer a selection of more than 50 boardgames to play. There is no age limit to register for the club. We have games from 0 - 99.

The number of available spots for the club is limited so DO NOT hesitate to register early at debrecen@americancorner.hu

SHAPING THE WAY WE TEACH ENGLISH Webinar Course 14
FIRST SESSION:
Teachers Helping Teachers: Peer Observation for Professional Development
Presenter: Heather Benucci

Wednesday September 10, 2PM

Venue: American Corner Debrecen - viewing session host


English Conversation Club
Tuesday, September 9, 5 PM

For all ages and level of English. If you would like to improve your speaking skills and meet new people, join the club on Tuesday afternoons.
The club is free of char
ge.


AC Tour for TÁG Secondary School students
Tuesday, September 9, 8 AM

What is an AC Tour:

AC TOUR FOR GROUPS
 
VISIT THE AMERICAN CORNER DEBRECENWITH YOUR STUDENTS AT AN APPOINTED TIME DURING THE SCHOOL DAY TO LEARN ABOUT THE United States of America in a non-formal environment.

BEGIN THE NEW ACADEMIC YEAR WITH EXPLORING THE SERVICES AND PROGRAMS OF YOUR American Space near at hand. We are your LOCAL person-to-person ACCESS TO US HISTORY, CULTURE, VALUES, CIVILIZATION, POPULAR CULTURE AND A LOT MORE. The American Corner is the ideal place for your cultural immersion.

The American Corner Debrecen provides AC Tours for high school and primary school groups in English. The focus of the tour is to introduce youth to the services of the American Corner Debrecen and familiarize them with American culture via books, games, videos and quizzes during their visit. As per request we can adjust the AC Tour content to the proficiency level and needs of the groups. AC Tour visits are hosted only by appointment.

 
Please register your group at debrecen@americacorner.hu

For more information, please contact:
 
E-MAIL:
 
PHONE: +36 52 531.982  
                                                             CELL: +36 20 363.8886                                                                 

Family English Day - Családi Angol Nap
Saturday, September 6, 10AM - 2 PM

Méliusz Juhász Péter Library is organizing a Family English Day where parents and kids could meet organizations whose primary focus is English Language Teaching or cultural programming. The American Corner is cooperating with Méliusz Juhász Péter Library by hosting visitors throughout the day to introduce audiences to American culture, history and values. Please, visit the American Corner to participate in 30 minutes exciting thematic programs focusing on American popular culture.
Please sign up your group or family to find out more about American Corner activities and services at debrecen@americancorner.hu.

AC Tour for Tóth Árpád Secondary School students
Friday, September 5, 11 AM

What is an AC Tour:

AC TOUR FOR GROUPS

 

VISIT THE AMERICAN CORNER DEBRECENWITH YOUR STUDENTS AT AN APPOINTED TIME DURING THE SCHOOL DAY TO LEARN ABOUT THE United States of America in a non-formal environment.

BEGIN THE NEW ACADEMIC YEAR WITH EXPLORING THE SERVICES AND PROGRAMS OF YOUR American Space near at hand. We are your LOCAL person-to-person ACCESS TO US HISTORY, CULTURE, VALUES, CIVILIZATION, POPULAR CULTURE AND A LOT MORE. The American Corner is the ideal place for your cultural immersion.

The American Corner Debrecen provides AC Tours for high school and primary school groups in English. The focus of the tour is to introduce youth to the services of the American Corner Debrecen and familiarize them with American culture via books, games, videos and quizzes during their visit. As per request we can adjust the AC Tour content to the proficiency level and needs of the groups. AC Tour visits are hosted only by appointment.

 
Please register your group at debrecen@americacorner.hu

For more information, please contact:
 
E-MAIL:
 
PHONE: +36 52 531.982  
                                                             CELL: +36 20 363.8886                                                                 

Spanish Conversation Club - Club de Conversación en Español
Thursday, September 4, 5 PM


All Spanish speakers and those who want to improve their Spanish speaking skills are highly welcome at our event. The club is free of charge! Join us to heat up your Spanish!

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AT DEBRECENAC@GMAIL.COM UNTIL SEPTEMBER 3, 2014


Tanulj az USA-ban! - EducationUSA General Info Session
Thursday, September 4, 3 PM

General information session about how to apply to US colleges and universities and what scholarships are available for Hungarians.

Speaker: Viktória Tóth, EducationUSA Adviser
Language: Hungarian
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: Please sign up for the event by sending your name and level of education you wish to pursue in the U.S. to debrecen@americancorner.hu

English Conversation Club
For all ages and level of English. If you would like to improve your speaking skills and meet new people, join the club on Tuesday afternoons.
The club is free of charge.

Tuesday, September 2, 5 PM


The American Corner Debrecen is hosting viewing sessions of the next webinar course "SHAPING THE WAY WE TEACH ENGLISH Webinar Course 14" series offered by RELO at the American Corner Debrecen.

The series will take place from September 10 to November 22, 2014. Each 90-minute webinar will be held every other Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. in Washington, D.C. (2PM CEST)

The 6 online seminars of the course cover a variety of topics and are intended for teachers of English or future teachers of English around the world. Participants who attend 4 out of the 6 webinars will receive e-certificates.

The REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Please Note! To take part in the webinars, please submit your application by September 1 via the following link:
http://tinyurl.com/kkj4dhd
Please ALSO SEND YOUR REGISTRATION FOR VIEWING SESSIONS to debrecen@americancorner.hu NO LATER THAN September 1, 2014!!!
Shaping the Way We Teach English Webinar Course 14 Schedule:

Teachers Helping Teachers: Peer Observation for Professional Development
Presenter: Heather Benucci
Wednesday September 10, 2014

Supporting Language Learning Using Smithsonian Online Museum Resources
Presenters: Ashley Naranjo, Briana Zavadil White, Naomi Coquillon
Wednesday September 24, 2014

Strange Weather: Climate Change Activities for the English Classroom
Presenter: Kevin McCaughey
Wednesday October 8, 2014

Practical Activities for Balanced Listening Instruction
Presenter: Beth Sheppard
Wednesday October 22, 2014
Using Comics in the EFL Classroom
Presenter: James Whiting
Wednesday November 5, 2014

Let’s Play Ball: Using Themes to Teach English
Presenters: Whitney Mirts & John Mark King
Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Library

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Join an online community of experts, business leaders and government officials in a webchat or webcast.

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SUMMER OPEN HOURS 
 

REGULAR OPEN HOURS:
Monday: CLOSED
Tue, Thu: 1 - 8 pm
Wed,
Fri:  1 - 6 pm

Weekends: closed


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AC Debrecen

Applications are invited from Hungarian citizens for the position of American Corner Director in Debrecen, located in the Meliusz Juhasz Peter County Library. This is a temporary position from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has launched a pilot Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) prepared by and for English-teaching professionals.
The American Embassy Budapest is soliciting applications for the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institutes. There will be two Institutes, one at Wake Forest University in North Carolina and the other at Purdue University in Indiana. Each institute is designed for 35 European students and 10 Americans ages 16-18. The content of both programs will be similar even though exact topics will vary. Institute activities include discussion of global issues of common interest, leadership and media training, collaborative project development, community service, educational travel, and plans for follow-on activities.
The Office of English Language Programs is pleased to offer the 12th webinar course entitled Shaping the Way We Teach English. The 6 online seminars of the course cover a variety of topics and are intended for teachers of English or future teachers of English around the world. Participants who attend 4 out of the 6 webinars will receive e-certificates. Participants are encouraged to join the associated Ning (http://www.shapingenglish.ning.com) to participate in discussions, view or download video and other materials from the sessions, and access recordings of the webinars.
The Embassy of the United States of America and the Hungarian-American Fulbright Commission are proud to announce the Study of the U.S. Institutes 2014 programs.
The Embassy of the United States of America and the Hungarian-American Fulbright Commission are proud to announce the Study of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary School Educators 2014 program.
The Klein Family Scholarship is available to Hungarian high school students for a 4-year scholarship to receive a Bachelor's Degree at Sewanee - The University of the Soutth.
Login anytime from 5:00AM to 7:00PM EST on November 13, 2013

Are you intrigued by the idea of attending university abroad? Join us for International Students Day, a free online event dedicated to helping you learn more about studying overseas.
Meet representatives of international education programs and American higher education institutions.
Minority integration is a central issue both in Europe and in the United States.
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