Dear all,

please find the news and updates for this week below.

1. Common Time Professional Development Sessions

You can find the details of this week’s session below:


Please send an e-mail to by Wednesday if you would like to attend this session so that she can make the necessary arrangements.

2. ScOLa Clubs

As of week 2, our voluntary instructors start running their clubs.  You can find the table re. the details below. Could you please remind your students that they can benefit from these clubs during their free time?

Level Club Instructor Date&Time&Venue
A2 Speaking Club Esra Çelik Soydan Tuesday – 12.45-13.35


B1 Speaking Club Saadet Şahin Thursday – 11.45-12.35


B2 Speaking Club Ahmet Çelik Tuesday – 11.45-12.35


B1 & B2 Creative Writing Club Taşkın Aydoğdu Wednesday – 12.45-13.35


B1 & B2 Business English through Board Games Club Deniz Bağcı Tuesday – 10.45-11.35


B2 Cultural Exchange Club with University of Wisconsin Tugba Yıldırım Wednesday – 13.45-14.35


A2 & B1 & B2 Short Film Club Serkan Aras Thursday – 10.45-11.35



3. B1 Project Classes

The project classes will start today with 136 B1 level students. Due to the high number of students who enrolled in the project class, there are 12 different sections and all students have been informed about their timetables.

4. February Birthdays


5. Cambridge English Webinar: The Value of Gamification for Language Learning

What is this webinar about?

What is gamification, and how can it be used in language learning? This webinar will include practical tips for both digital and analogue gamification.

Here is the link for further details and registration.