St. Mark English as a Second Language Classes – Learning English in Vienna: An Enriching Experience

Posted on March 31, 2016

Being a student of St Mark ESL has been very enriching for me, for many different reasons, learning a second language and the really good experience to share and meet such wonderful people from all over the world. First of all it’s really nice to have a team of teachers who always worry for theirs […]

St. Mark English as a Second Language Classes – April Fools

Posted on March 29, 2016

  Many years ago, when my daughters were of school age, I would play the same April Fools prank on them year after year.  Every April 1st that happened to be a school day, I would wake them for school and excitedly announce that “It snowed last night, there is no school today!!” I would […]

Aprender Inglês em Saint Mark Perspectiva de um Aluno

Posted on March 28, 2016

Já faz 18 meses que moro nos Estados Unidos, e desde o principio, eu dedico parte do meu tempo ao aprimoramento do idioma.  Estudei em diferentes escolas, sendo a maior parte paga, mas nenhuma delas me ajudou como o St. Mark. Atualmente estou no meu quarto termo em Advanced 1, mas eu também já tive […]

St. Mark English as a Second Language Classes – Polish Easter Traditions in the US

Posted on March 24, 2016

I grew up in a family that kept many holiday traditions that my grandparents did in their native country of Poland. One of the important Easter traditions in Polish families is the blessing of the Easter foods on Holy Saturday. Easter baskets, containing a sampling of foods that are to be eaten after Mass on […]

St. Mark English as a Second Language Classes – Register for ESL Classes April 5 & 7

Posted on March 22, 2016

  Registration for Adult classes in English language, writing, conversation, citizenship and beginner workshop is from 7 to 8 p.m., April 5 & 7 at the St. Mark Catholic Church, Christian Formation Center, 9972 Vale Road, Vienna.  Cost is $25 for the English classes and $10 for the Enrichment classes of conversation, writing, citizenship and […]

St. Mark English as a Second Language Classes – Easter Traditions – The Easter Egg Tree

Posted on March 20, 2016

I was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, a medium-sized city in the central part of the state in southern New England. I was an only child, and when I was growing up, my parents and I always colored hard-boiled eggs for Easter.  We didn’t do anything “fancy”, but used the inexpensive Paas kits you can still […]

Learning English at St. Mark – A Student’s Perspective

Posted on March 17, 2016

It has been 18 months since I moved to the U.S.A, and since the beginning I spent part of my time improving the idiom.  I studied in many different schools, most of them private, however, none of them helped me as St. Mark.  I am currently in Advanced 1, and I also took two terms […]

St. Mark English as a Second Language Classes – St. Patrick’s Day

Posted on March 15, 2016

Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day! When I think about St. Patrick’s day, I think about the celebration of cultural diversity in America. Whether you’re Asian, Latino, Eastern European, Middle Eastern or Irish, you likely partake in St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in some small way by wearing green clothes, watching a St. Patty’s Parade, hoisting a […]

Aprendiendo Inglés en Vienna: Una Experiencia Enriquecedora

Posted on March 14, 2016

Ser estudiante del ESL St Mark ha sido muy enriquecedor para mi, no solo por el aprendizaje de una segunda lengua, sino por la grata experiencia de compartir y conocer a personas tan maravillosas de diferentes partes del mundo. En primer lugar, es agradable contar con un equipo de profesores tan capacitados y comprometidos por […]

St. Mark English as a Second Language Classes – Advance Registration for Spring Semester: March 15 & 17 Only $5 per class!

Posted on March 10, 2016

Register early for Spring semester and save BIG, even BIGGER than usual!   Because of all of the snow-related class cancellations this past semester, we are reducing the registration fee for Spring Semester to only $5 per class!   Remember the reduced fees are for March 15 & 17 and for returning students only.   Regular registration […]