Thursday, November 10, 2005

Children's Activity By British Council, Mumbai

DATES YOU CAN'T MISS!

The British Council Libraries organise and host a wide range of events throughout the year, keeping you informed, updated or entertained.


Programme : The Reading Voyage

Start Date : 1/10/2005

End Date : 31/12/2005

Time : 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

Admission : Open to children of family member between 5-12 years

Ccntact : mumbai.library@in.britishcouncil.org

Location : British Council Library, Mumbai

The Event :

The Reading Voyage challenges children to read at least six books. Participants will also get a chance to attend linked creative workshops and activities at the British Council Library. At the end of the Reading Voyage, on 7 January 2006, they will get a medal and a certificate recording their achievement, if they have completed the challenge.

Programme : Reading Voyage: Secret Garden

Start Date : 29/10/2005





End Date
:
29/10/2005

Time
:
11.00 am - 12.45 pm

Admission
:
Reading Voyage participants

Contact
:
mumbai.library@in.britishcouncil.org

Location
:
British Council Library, Mumbai

About the Event
:
It is a screening of a film based on a book by Francis Hodgson Burnett of the same name and directed by Agnieszka Holland. The venue is the British Council Auditorium.


















Programme
:
Reading Voyage: Creating a Reader

Start Date
:
5/11/2005





End Date
:
5/11/2005

Time
:
11.00 am

Admission
:
Reading Voyage participants

Contact
:
mumbai.library@in.britishcouncil.org

Location
:
British Council Library, Mumbai

About the Event
:
The discussion led by Sheila Sivanand, Freelance Writer is on ways to involve children in reading, suggest books to suit different ages and interests and work out strategies to create a true reader, including how to use television and the internet as valuable resources.


















Programme
:
Know your library

Start Date
:
5/11/2005





End Date
:
5/11/2005

Time
:
2.00 pm

Admission
:
Open to all

Contact
:
mumbai.library@in.britishcouncil.org

Location
:
British Council Library, Mumbai

About the Event
:
The session will help members better understand and appreciate the services offered by the British Council Library. It will also include demonstration of the British Council Online portal.


















Programme
:
Reading Voyage: Ha! Ha! Ha! What’s so funny

Start Date
:
12/11/2005





End Date
:
12/11/2005

Time
:
11.00 am

Admission
:
Reading Voyage participants between the age group 9-12 years old.

Contact
:
mumbai.library@in.britishcouncil.org

Location
:
British Council Library, Mumbai

About the Event
:
The workshop by Prof Shefali Shah, HOD, Dept. of English, St. Xavier’s College is designed to help young readers to explore notions of humour and comedy through readings, dramatic presentations, discussions and creative writing.


















Programme
:
Reading Voyage: Read ‘n Act

Start Date
:
19/11/2005





End Date
:
19/11/2005

Time
:
11.00 am

Admission
:
Reading Voyage participants between the age group 9-12 years old

Contact
:
mumbai.library@in.britishcouncil.org

Location
:
British Council Library, Mumbai

About the Event
:
The workshop will be conducted by Prof. Neelakshi Roy, Lecturer, Dept of English, Vaze College. There will be two parts in this workshop - reading with dramatic skills and acting - with the help of the stories children have read. Before these sessions, the participants will go through a group work, voice and physical exercises.


















Programme
:
Reading Voyage: I can create stories!

Start Date
:
26/11/2005





End Date
:
26/11/2005

Time
:
11.00 am

Admission
:
Reading Voyage participants between the age group 5-9 years old

Contact
:
mumbai.library@in.britishcouncil.org

Location
:
British Council Library, Mumbai

About the Event
:
This interactive workshop by Dr. Kala Parasuram, Education Consultant will explore interesting and creative ways of developing stories. Children will go through movement activities, mind-mapping exercises, theme and idea expansion – all of which will be used to make them creative story writers! Participants are requested to bring a box of crayons, sketch pens, a notebook and ONE story book that they have not read before


















Programme
:
Reading Voyage: The Looking Book

Start Date
:
3/12/2005





End Date
:
3/12/2005

Time
:
11.00 am

Admission
:
Reading Voyage participants between the age group 10-12 years old

Contact
:
mumbai.library@in.britishcouncil.org

Location
:
British Council Library, Mumbai

About the Event
:
The workshop will be conducted by Priya Pereira, Book Artist. The participants will be introduced to the concept of an artist’s book and shown examples.


















Programme
:
Reading Voyage: The magic of Tanya Robyn Batt!

Start Date
:
10/12/2005





End Date
:
10/12/2005

Time
:
11.00 am

Admission
:
Reading Voyage participants betwen the age group 5-9 years old

Contact
:
mumbai.library@in.britishcouncil.org

Location
:
British Council Library, Mumbai

About the Event
:
This workshop by Ms. Geeta Ramakrishnan, CEO, Golden Key Technologies is based on The Faery''s Gift and The Princess and the White Bear King by Tanya Robyn Batt. Two human sensitive stories from one brilliant writer, one magic illustrator.


















Programme
:
Reading Voyage: Books can be fun

Start Date
:
17/12/2005





End Date
:
17/12/2005

Time
:
11.00 am

Admission
:
Reading Voyage participants

Contact
:
mumbai.library@in.britishcouncil.org

Location
:
British Council Library, Mumbai

About the Event
:
This workshop by Dr Coomi Vevaina Reader, Dept of English, Mumbai University and Michelle Philip, Head, Dept of English, Wilson College, Mumbai. This will be an interactive session which involves dramatising narrative poems, ''Whiz Quiz'' based on stories and the creation of stories by children. The participants are expected to bring along a story of their choice.

1 Comments:

At 5:54 AM, Blogger Manjitkaur said...

Please let me know of any workshops of english for techers

 

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