Michelle Baptiste’s class visiting the gardens at The Edible Schoolyard Project.
Looking for something to do on Saturday or Sunday?
Two sensational days of music, food, fun
and art in beautiful downtown Oakland
“In the summer from June through September, every Sunday, Telegraph Avenue becomes a car-free people zone stuffed full of musicians, dancers, artists, craftsmen, vendors and poets. People from all walks of life – locals, visitors, and students alike come out to enjoy the pleasant weather and festivities. Many UC Berkeley student groups participate in the fun and visitors get a chance to experience the breadth of culture Berkeley has to offer in the radius of a few blocks.”
Who: YOU! Visiting international students (SELS students only)
What: A safe environment where you can converse in English with peers (15 total)
Friday Aug 1 [seats open = 15]
Monday Aug 4 [seats open = 15]
Wednesday Aug 6 [seats open = 15]
Friday Aug 8 [seats open = 15]
Monday Aug 11 [seats open = 15]
Wednesday Aug 13 [seats open = 15]
Friday Aug 15 [seats open = 15]
Where: 109 Wheeler Hall 12:30~2:00pm
Why: Because talking is a great way to befriend someone :]
1. Come to the work study table in front of 112 Wheeler to sign up (one student may sign up for a maximum of 3 times)
2. Remember the dates you signed up
3. Show up on the days you’ve signed up!
Hosted by Soomin (Ellie) – a work study student of 3 years in CWP/SELS, a recent UCB graduate, an immigrant, an awesome person (according to other people)
Tuesday, August 5
OUTCLASS THE COMPETITION—BUSINESS ETIQUETTE
A Seminar Focusing on the Ultimate Business Tool—Protocol and Etiquette Intelligence Presented by Marcel Kristel, Etiquette Consultant, and Kim Flickinger, Fashion Consultant
In a rapidly expanding global economy, executives of all levels need to distinguish themselves from the competition. This seminar, created by the Protocol School of Washington®, provides the tools that give you the advantage in interviews, social settings and other areas of business.
- Distinguish yourself from the competition
- Make an entrance and “work” the room
- Perform the correct handshake—the ultimate greeting
- Introduce yourself and others with ease
- Establish eye contact
- Use small talk to improve your mingling proficiency
- Select the appropriate attire
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 6:00—7:30 PM
Location: Room 0219 Dwinelle Cost: $5.00
Dine Like a Diplomat, A Dining Skills Seminar
Wednesday, August 6
The world is experiencing a rapidly expanding global economy where the negotiating process doesn’t end when you leave the office; it has only just begun. In this global atmosphere, polished dining skills are very important.
Dine Like a Diplomat, an interactive tutorial created by the Protocol School of Washington®, provides the nuances necessary for a world-class competitor. The seminar will be presented by Marcel Kristel, Etiquette Consultant.
This Dining Skills Seminar will discuss:
- Guest and host duties
- Business entertaining
- Table settings
- Silverware, glassware, napkins
- What to order
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 6:00—7:30 PM
Location: Room 0219 Dwinelle Cost: $5.00
Sign up outside 112 Wheeler beginning Tuesday, July 29.
You can attend one or both of the seminars. Limited to 50 participants, so sign up soon!
We have a few left for sale for tonight’s game — open to any summer sessions students. Tell your friends to stop by Wheeler Hall 112 to purchase these tickets: $32 for entrance and a $10 food credit.
Are you interested in hiking? Do you want to explore Berkeley? Do you want to see the Golden Gate Bridge from Berkeley? Join Ellie and Jenny, Summer ESL Program Assistants, for a hike to a UC Berkeley landmark — the Big C!
WHEN: Saturday, August 2 | 10am- 12pm
WHERE: Meet in front of WHEELER HALL at 10am (please be on time)
Note: in front of Wheeler facing Sproul Hall, look for a girl wearing a bear hat
Please wear comfortable shoes and bring your own water. Don’t forget to put some sunscreen on before you arrive. We will provide light snacks for the hike.
If you are interested in joining us, please fill out the Google docs:http://bit.ly/bigchike by Thursday, July 31 | 5pm.
We will be sending out placement information via email on Saturday, July 26. Check your inboxes! If you do not receive an email, please come to Wheeler 112 on Monday: we can help you find your class and classroom.