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Завершились первые английские выходные


В минувшие выходные в новой школе Volga-Dnepr PRO состоялись сразу 2 интенсивных разговорных тренинга под общим названием English Weenend от ведущих преподавателей школы. Занятия в таком формате в нашей …


Drew Dudley: Everyday leadership (video)

We have all changed someone’s life — usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk, Drew Dudley calls on all of us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other’s lives. «… every single one of you has been the catalyst for a lollipop moment. You have made someone’s life better by something that …


Приглашаем в Speaking Club


В Школе иностранных языков на Сурова, 11 уже второй год действует Speaking Club — клуб для тех, кто любит английский язык и хочет усовершенствовать свой разговорный навык. Этот проект …


Boss Vs. Leader


Most people think that as soon as a person is appointed to a leading position in the company he or she automatically becomes a leader. Yet, most of the appointed take the chair of just a boss not a leader. If you’d like to know the difference between a boss and a leader, read on.   Boss Leader Drives employees Depends on …


The business story about three envelopes

A fellow was hired as the new CEO of a large high tech corporation. The CEO who was stepping down met with him privately and presented him with three numbered envelopes. «Open these if you run up against a problem you don’t think you can solve,» he said. Well, things went along pretty smoothly, but six months later, sales took a …


The Perfect Boss: Dr. Axel Zein opinion

Axel Zein promotes a new way we manage businesses today: think of business as a sport. In sports, the team is decisive; the team with the best players usually wins. And sports are fun. So what qualifies a manager to be the perfect coach for his team? Who is doing the work in a normal company? It is not the CEO, not the managers but the engineers, …


Набор в новые группы!

По многочисленным просьбам мы формируем дополнительные группы английского языка в школе на Сурова! Остались места в двух группах. Группа начинающих для детей 7-8 лет    Расписание …


A ‘White Nights’ Summer School with Andrew Walkley


В июне 2015 года преподаватели школы иностранных языков «Волга-Днепр» прошли обучение, усовершенствовав свои методические и языковые навыки в Санкт-Петербургской академии постдипломного …


Dealing gracefully with the elderly


Respect the elderly person. Always be respectful to the elderly. Even though they have aged and may be losing their health, they are still people with emotions and ideas. Don’t judge them by their physical condition. Aging is simply a part of the natural cycle: you are born, you’re a kid, you’re grown into your teen years, adult …


Positive Aging Award video

We loved the inspirational words of Faye McCoy. She epitomises positive aging. It’s well worth watching this short video about an amazing lady. Vocabulary Aging award – награда за возраст Be alive – быть живым Enjoy – наслаждаться Face being older – сталкиваться с …


Guess Teacher Idioms


What do you think these expressions mean?   Teacher’s pet – любимчик учителя Teach someone a lesson – преподать кому-либо урок The school of hard knocks – суровый жизненный опыт Learn the ropes – досконально узнать, как что-либо делать You can’t teach an old dog new tricks – в старости поздно учиться


Know Why Teachers Are Good for You

In the words of a famous writer «Education is not the filling of a vessel but the lighting of a fire.» We must credit our teachers who ignite the fire of learning in the mind that is yearning for knowledge. But teaching is not easy. Unlike popular self-belief, not every one can be a teacher. Sure, you can pursue teaching programs to gain …


Thank Your Teacher

Great teachers shape who we are today. Jon Hamm, Juliette Lewis and Minnie Driver are among some of the celebrities giving a shout out to past teachers in this beautiful video. Best line: I am who I am because I had a great teacher.


Every kid needs a champion

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, «They don’t pay me to like the kids.» Her response: «Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.» No significant leaning can happen without a significant relationship. What is the value of relationship in education? Listen to one of great teachers …


Открытие сезона Speaking Club!


Разговорный клуб английского языка «Speaking Club», который уже второй год действует при школе на Сурова, 11, объявляет новый сезон открытым! Первая встреча под названием «Back to school» …