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BIG BOOK SALE-Mercadillo del libro

Wendy . Blog Shakespeare slept here! Publicado 13 Noviembre 2012

THE UEM BOOK EXCHANGE & SALE is a 2-day event sponsored by the LANGUAGE CENTER. It's a second-hand book sale which takes place in the fall and again in the spring of each academic year. This is our 15th BOOK EXCHANGE & SALE !

Almost our entire staff participates in organizing and selling the books but we still need more help. This year 4 ERASMUS exchange students donated their time and effort to help make this a successful event: Denisa Dugaiasu from Rumania and Whitney Otchene, Arrees Minott and Obianuju Eneh from England volunteered to help us at this LANGUAGE CENTER event .

We're often asked where all the books come from. Well, they are generously donated by staff, students, and many friends in the international community. You can donate books too. Just bring them to the LANGAUGE CENTER and leave a note with your name and email address.

We're also asked why we have the BOOK EXCHANGE & SALE. Our goal is to encourage reading, create an atmosphere conducive to conversing in English and earn money to contribute to an NGO. This year we've chosen AVINTE: Asociación de Voluntarios para la integración


This volunteer organization dedicates time and energy to helping young people with cerebral palsy.

That sounds like a really good cause, doesn't it?

http://www.avinte.org/

As AVINTE says on its webpage:
"Muchas son las cualidades que un voluntario puede tener: empatía, solidaridad, ganas de ayudar o respeto por la igualdad de todos."

-Wendy

Vocabulary:

sponsored by: patrocinado
takes place: toma luga
successful: con éxito
volunteer: hacerse voluntario
leave a note: dejar una nota
encourage: animar
conducive to: propicio para
earn: ganar (por trabajar)
sounds like: parece

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Comentarios (3)
Esther (no verificado)
5 Febrero 2016 12:29 pm Responder

I love the book sale, we may not have the newest releases but we do have tons and tons of books worth giving a try!!

María José Molina (no verificado)
5 Febrero 2016 12:29 pm Responder

The UEM book exchange and sale is a very beneficial opportunity. Congratulations for it!!! It is an important gesture of solidarity. Everybody have to take part and to disseminate this event. It is friendly, and next time I am going to take part.

B1_T4M_MARIA MORALES (no verificado)
5 Febrero 2016 12:29 pm Responder

I think this is a good oportunity for buy a english books, and this are cheap!!! The next time i hope go for buy books, becouse reed in english is better for you and improve you english

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