Saturday, February 24, 2018

Black History in FIlm 1967 vs 2017


 Black History month is coming to a close and the American Corner Trieste is showing 2 films in English on Tuesday, February 27th.  Free and Open to the Public.  Piazza Sant'Antonio Nuovo, 6 - Trieste

27/02 - 11 am - GUESS WHO'S COMING to DINNER - Film 1967 - 1 hr. 40 min. Comedy / Drama
Katherine Hepburn, Spencer Tracey, Sidney Poitier
A couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African American fiancé.

27/02 - 7 pm - GET OUT - Film 2017 - 1 hr. 44 min.  Drama / Horror / Comedy / Satire
With 
Daniel Kaluuya, 
Allison Williams,
Bradley Whitford, 
Catherine Keener.
 
It's time for a young African-American to meet with his white girlfriend's parents for a weekend in their secluded estate in the woods, but before long, the friendly and polite ambience will give way to a nightmare.  Nominated for 4 Academy Awards.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Knit Wits and Women's Book Club Cancelled this Week

Knit Wits scheduled for 21/02 and Women's Book Club scheduled for 22/02 have been cancelled.

See you at the next Knit Wits on 07/03 and Book Club on 15/03!

Classes and other Events are held as scheduled.  

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Mis Mas 2018 - Call for Submissions


 Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste's in-house literary magazine, Mis Mas, is now accepting submissions from the public for its second annual edition.

Written works such as essays, short stories, opinion pieces, and poetry must be written in English. All English levels accepted!

Photography and artwork will also be accepted this year.

Text length:  no longer than 1,000 words.

Deadline for submissions: May 18, 2018.

Submissions must be sent to mismas.aiafvg@gmail.com along with a short profile of the author.

The authors allow the Associazione Italo Americana FVG to publish their work without monetary retribution.  The work remains in any case, the property of the individual authors.

Gli autori permettono l'Associazione Italo Americana FVG di pubblicare il loro lavoro senza retribuzione monetaria. Il lavoro rimane comunque di proprietà dei singoli autori.

For additional information: aia.fvg@gmail.com and www.aia-fvg.blogspot.it 

Here is the LINK to read the October 2017 edition of MIS MAS


Friday, February 16, 2018

The Week Ahead: Feb. 19-23, 2018

Black History Month Continues.  RACE Film, Nati per Leggere, Knit wits and More.

American Corner Activities are Free and Open to the Public.



Tuesday, Feb. 20
10 am - Coffee Break - a Cup of Coffee and some Great Conversation
10 am - Mom & Baby Play Group -Come and hang out.  Bring the Kids.  Don't get BLUE.  Get OUT of the house.
11 am - Film:  RACE - in English
The story of Jesse Owens in the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin.   Next week:  Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and Get Out. 

Wednesday, Feb. 21


6 pm - Knit Wits - Knitting Group.  Come to knit in company, learn or teach!



Thursday, Feb. 22
10 am - Nati per Leggere - Early Childhood Reading Bilingual English / Italian edition for ages 0-36 months. Free and Open to All

11 am - Mom & Baby Play Group 
10 am - Morning Makers

8 pm - Women's Book Club - Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout.  Want to participate? Send an email to aia.fvg@gmail.com

 Friday, Feb. 23
5 pm - Teen Maker Space - continuing with our 3D T-Rex and  3D Design Projects.
5 pm  Family Film Series - The Secret Life of Pets in English.



COMING SOON:
TESOL Trieste Italy Seminar - March 10th - Teaching the 21st Century Student
Deadline for Submission of Papers - Feb. 23rd.  

Monday, February 12, 2018

Seminar: Teaching the 21st Century Student - TESOL Italy Trieste - March 10, 2018

TESOL ITALY TRIESTE Local Group

cordially invites you to the FREE Seminar:

TEACHING the 21st Century Student

hosted by
Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste

Saturday, March 10, 2018 – 14:00 – 18:00
Piazza Sant’Antonio Nuovo, 6 – Trieste

This seminar will explore the unique challenges of teaching today’s students, including promoting life skills and integration of the 5 C’s into the curriculum - Creativity, Communication, Critical Thinking, and Cooperation.

The sub-themes are:
·         21st Century Student ELT Education: Strategies and Methods
·         Life Skills in the ELT classroom
·         Integration of the 5C's in the ELT curriculum (Creativity, Cooperation, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication

Presentations will be in Workshop and Paper Presentation Formats.

Register to Participate at this link:  TEACHING the 21st Century Student  https://goo.gl/forms/g2tpHwCiNk0wIsta2

Registration for this seminar will also be available on S.O.F.I.A. after February 26.  Please only register ONCE(on one site) for this seminar.  Thank you:)

The deadline for registration is: March 8, 2018

For additional information:

Janine Sprague Zolle, Trieste local group coordinator tesolitalytrieste@gmail.com


Would you like to submit an Abstract and Present?  Go to this LINK 


The event is open to TESOL Italy members. For those who are not TESOL Italy members for the current year, a free one-time provisional membership card will be issued. Conditions of this card will be explained onsite by the local group coordinator. All participants will receive a certificate of attendance.*

*TESOL Italy (con i suoi gruppi locali) è riconosciuta come Ente qualificato alla formazione e all’aggiornamento per insegnanti di lingua inglese nelle scuole di ogni ordine e grado – Autorizzazione MIUR, Direttiva 170/2016

Call for Papers - TESOL - Teaching the 21st Century Student



CALL FOR PAPERS
TESOL ITALY TRIESTE Local Group
is accepting abstracts for the annual seminar

Teaching the 21st Century Student

hosted by
Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste
Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 14:00-18:00
Piazza Sant’Antonio Nuovo, 6 – Trieste

This seminar will explore the unique challenges of teaching today’s students, including promoting life skills and integration of the 5 C’s into the curriculum -Creativity, Communication, Critical Thinking, and Cooperation.

Submit your abstracts using the submission form provided at this LINK

The conference theme is:            TEACHING the 21st Century Student

The sub-themes are:
·         21st Century Student ELT Education: Strategies and Methods
·         Life Skills in the ELT classroom
·         Integration of the 5C's in the ELT curriculum (Creativity, Cooperation, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Communication

Submissions should clearly indicate which sub-theme will be addressed. Also, please indicate clearly which format the presentation will take:

·         A paper (20 mins+10 minutes Q&A)
·         A workshop (45 minutes)

The deadline for submission is: February 23, 2018
For Information and Pre-Registration contact:

Janine Sprague Zolle, Trieste local group coordinator tesolitalytrieste@gmail.com


If you would like to Attend, but not Present, here are the details of the seminar and the REGISTRATION LINK:  



Saturday, February 10, 2018

Vacanze di Carnevale

Saremo chiusi da sabato 10 febbraio a venerdì 16 febbraio.  

Le lezioni riprendono sabato 17 febbraio.

Buon Carnevale!