Thursday, July 31, 2014

Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Thursday, July 31: We learned about the many cool research projects at the University of Wisconsin on our tour today.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

MESLS Picnic!

Wednesday, July 30th, MESLS had its famous school-wide picnic-- one of students' all time favorite activities!

Monday, July 28, 2014

UW Madison Tour

Activities, activities, activities!

Last week, July 21 through July 25, MESLS went on a LOT of activities!

July 22: Capitol Tour
July 23: Camp Randall Tour
July 24: Monona Terrace Tour (and Beatles Tribute Concert!)
July 25: West Towne Mall

This week, July 28 through August 1, we have more exciting activities in store!

July 28: UW Madison Tour
July 29: Canoeing on Lake Wingra
July 30: Picnic at Marshall Park
August 1: Wisconsin Institute of Discovery Tour
August 2: Italian Club Party

Check out MESLS_ on Instagram to see event photos!

Sunday, July 27, 2014


Sunday, July 27th, MESLS students went to Milwaukee to see the Harley Davidson museum!

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Noah's Ark

Saturday, July 26th, MESLS students went to America's largest water park for a day of fun in the sun!

Friday, July 25, 2014

Free Slang Class 2.0!

Friday, July 25, Barbara offered Free Slang Class 2.0!  Students learned the meanings and proper usages of 5 new slang words and phrases.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Mallards Baseball Game

Friday, July 18th students joined Barbara for a Madison Mallards baseball game. We enjoyed experiencing one of America's favorite summer activities.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Free Baseball Class

Thursday, July 17th Barbara taught a free class explaining the rules and key vocabulary of American baseball. Students are all set for the game tomorrow!

Friday, July 11, 2014

International Picnic

Friday, July 11th students enjoyed American food, games and conversation time with their new American and international friends. Afterwards, we went to a free techno concert at the Fete de Marquette in the Wilmar neighborhood. What a fun way to end a busy week!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Free slang class!

Thursday, July 10   Students learned some American slang words. What a tight class!

Monday, July 7, 2014


V and Ibrahim won Target gift cards for always speaking English at MESLS.  Keep up the great work!

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Strawberry Picking

Thursday, July 3rd students hit the strawberry patches and picked as many berries as they could eat and carry.  Oh how we love Madison summers!

Free Classes & Extra Activities

Our new session is off to a great start!  Here are some ongoing activities at MESLS and in Madison!

Homework Club: Monday through Thursday (10:30 - 11:30 AND 1:10 - 2:10)
Board Games: Monday and Tuesday (1:10 - 2:20)
IELTS Classes: Wednesday (1:10 - 2:20)
Free Class Series with Barbara: Thursday (2:30 - 3:30)

In Madison:
Free Movie on the Terrace: Mondays at 9:00 pm
Free Concert on the Square: Wednesdays at 7:00 pm
English Conversation Time: Fridays at 6:30 pm

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Concert on the Square

Wednesday, July 2nd, a few MESLS students joined Barbara at the Capitol for Concert on the Square.