Are you interested in using the ILC, but sometimes having difficulties motivating yourself? Here are some tips by Dr. Jo Mynard, from Kanda University of International Studies, Japan. 1. MAKE LEARNING ACTIVITIES MORE FUN This might seem obvious, but students often think that something can’t be both useful and enjoyable. It can! Here are two… Read More Motivating Yourself for Independent Learning by Dr. Jo Mynard
The former French Ambassador to Turkey, Laurent Bili is quite an experienced diplomat and a real language lover. He now works as the Ambassador of France to Brazil. He shared his experiences, valuable thoughts and tips on learning and languages. (This interview was originally published in ILC TIMES Issue 3, 2015). An interview by Tarik… Read More A Multilingual Diplomat: Laurent Bili
For the second time this year, the ILC is offering three-week second language classes in Russian, Chinese, Arabic and Italian. These courses are open to the students of Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University. A further note: Students who complete the course by attending all three weeks are awarded a certificate. Don’t miss chance next time! These… Read More Second Language Classes in Progress
ILC Speaking Club and Tea Talk sessions are giving learners a chance to practise their English with ILC teachers. ILC fans are all invited to these weekly sessions. Now, we have a new option for you: Let’s Talk! Visit the ILC, pick a 20-minute time slot, write your name and surname on the list. Hey!… Read More Individual Speaking Time: Let’s Talk!
We have great news for you: ILC worksheets have been updated! The most recent additions have been listening worksheets and the proficiency pack. Audio files of each worksheet can be found on ILC computers. Here is a summary of what you can find at the worksheets section now: Starter-Elementary-Pre-Intermediate-Intermediate-Upper Intermediate: Grammar-Reading-Vocabulary Worksheets Starter-Elementary-Pre-Intermediate-Intermediate-Upper Intermediate-MEB/Going Abroad:… Read More New ILC Worksheets
“Sounds in English & The International Phonetic Alphabet”, the first event of Pronunciation Club, took place on March 6 and 10. Led by Tarik Uzun, this activity introduced sound system of English, its differences from other languages and the International Phonetic Alphabet.
As you all know, Speaking Club and Movie Club were the first two ILC clubs. Besides these, we have been doing Tea Talk sessions, culture days and workshops too. Now, we have two more clubs: Pronunciation Club and Game Club. In Pronunciation Club, we’ll be doing workshop events to help you improve your pronunciation skills… Read More Two New Clubs at the ILC