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American Center in Moscow

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April 2017
Free

English Conversation club

April 27 @ 17:00 - 18:30
American Center in Moscow – U.S. Embassy, Novinsky Bulvar, 21
Moscow, Russian Federation
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Join our weekly English club led by our fabulous American volunteers from the U.S. Embassy! This group is open to everyone with all levels of English and is a fun way to learn more about American culture, practice speaking English and meet new people. Open to all levels and all ages!

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Workshop: Advanced Translation Techniques

April 27 @ 17:00 - 18:30
American Center in Moscow – U.S. Embassy, Novinsky Bulvar, 21
Moscow, Russian Federation
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We are excited to welcome back AMC Volunteer, Alexander Pakhotin! He will lead a new series of workshops on Advanced Translation Techniques, focusing on grammatical and lexical phenomena in the English language. Participants will delve into several practical exercises each workshop, paying close attention to the differences between English and Russian sentence structures - especially the infinitive, gerundial and participal constructions. Space is limited to 20 participants only and you must have upper-intermediate or advanced levels in English to participate.

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AMC Book Club

April 27 @ 18:30 - 20:00
American Center in Moscow – U.S. Embassy, Novinsky Bulvar, 21
Moscow, Russian Federation
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A bi-weekly book club exploring the history of American literature. Led by Jesse Metzger, a longtime English language teacher living in Moscow. If you love to read and love learning about the history of what you’re reading – and want to practice English at the same time – then join us! Book to be discussed: “The Sound and the Fury” by William Faulkner (Final).

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Workshop: Instagram – The Ultimate Tool for Professionals (Part II)

April 27 @ 18:30 - 20:30
American Center in Moscow – U.S. Embassy, Novinsky Bulvar, 21
Moscow, Russian Federation
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Instagram has over 300 million monthly active users sharing 70 million photos a day. Users like 2.5 billion photos a day. People love visual content and Instagram is clearly a platform that is used by not just individual photographers or friends sharing photos – it has become a critical tool in marketing and professional development. How can you use this tool and turn it into your own “secret weapon” for professional success? Join our two-part hands-on workshop which will go…

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American Presidents Lecture: Theodore Roosevelt

April 28 @ 17:00 - 18:30
American Center in Moscow – U.S. Embassy, Novinsky Bulvar, 21
Moscow, Russian Federation
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Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the U.S. and considered to be one of the most important and fascinating in American history. Come and learn about his biography and legacy as statesman, soldier, mediator, naturalist and reformer in our next American Presidents Lecture! He served as lieutenant colonel during the Spanish-American War and quickly became one of the war's heroes. Afterward he became Governor of New York State and later the President of the U.S. He also won the…

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Workshop: Art & Design

April 28 @ 17:30 - 19:00
American Center in Moscow – U.S. Embassy, Novinsky Bulvar, 21
Moscow, Russian Federation
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We are pleased to announce a series of workshops devoted to graphic design and art history. Workshops will cover skills and topics such as: design principles, basics of color theory, composition, and art history. During our classes you will learn compositional principles behind line, shape, texture, form and their combinations; learn collage technique, paper modeling, and the use of color wheel; get the relevant historic overview of modern art and design movements. This workshop is open to everyone who is…

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Special Lecture: “When Government Was Good and America Was Great”

April 28 @ 18:30 - 20:00
American Center in Moscow – U.S. Embassy, Novinsky Bulvar, 21
Moscow, Russian Federation
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From the end of World War II until 1970, the U.S. experienced an extraordinary period of economic growth and social well-being.  Advances in racial, ethnic, and religious equality, gender equity, environmental protection, and educational access marked that quarter century.  An activist federal government was a major reason for these advances.  When the government receded, social progress slowed, the economy stalled, and income inequality grew.  How did this happen, and what can be done to reverse this trend? Come and find…

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AMC Literature Club

April 29 @ 11:00 - 13:00
American Center in Moscow – U.S. Embassy, Novinsky Bulvar, 21
Moscow, Russian Federation
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This month the American Center Literature Club will discuss J.D. Salinger's "Nine Stories." Led by Edward Eichler, U.S. Embassy. The AMC Literature Club meets once a month to read and discuss works of contemporary American literature.

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May 2017
Free

Workshop: Advanced Translation Techniques

May 11 @ 17:00 - 18:30
American Center in Moscow – U.S. Embassy, Novinsky Bulvar, 21
Moscow, Russian Federation
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We are excited to welcome back AMC Volunteer, Alexander Pakhotin! He will lead a new series of workshops on Advanced Translation Techniques, focusing on grammatical and lexical phenomena in the English language. Participants will delve into several practical exercises each workshop, paying close attention to the differences between English and Russian sentence structures - especially the infinitive, gerundial and participal constructions. Space is limited to 20 participants only and you must have upper-intermediate or advanced levels in English to participate.

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